English | Dzongkha Friday, February 23, 2018

Four accused of using explosives for fishing face court

Four men are being prosecuted for illegal possession of explosives at the Lhuentse District Court.

Thimphu police receive several complaints on New Year’s Eve

Police in the capital received seven complaints related to criminal offences such as larceny, malicious mischief, battery, burglary and harassment on New Year’s Eve yesterday. Police arrested two men for their alleged involvement in larceny while another one was nabbed for alleged malicious mischief, which means intentionally damaging public properties.

Man convicted in death of JDWNRH security guard receives 9-year prison sentence

The sentence comes after the court heard that the deceased, a 24-year-old private security guard of the national referral hospital, died from severe head injuries suffered at the hands of the convict.

Four sentenced for smuggling drugs from Bangkok to Indonesia

The High Court has sentenced four Bhutanese to seven years in prison for smuggling drugs from Bangkok to Indonesia last year.

Four arrested in battery case

Four young men, aged 21 to 25, are in Thimphu Police custody for their involvement in a battery case. The incident happened on the morning of December 2.

Man detained for stabbing another man

Thimphu Police have apprehended a 20-year-old man for allegedly stabbing a 45-year-old man. The incident happened on December 2 in Thimphu town.

Bar Council holds consultative meeting to discuss its draft rules and regulations

The Bar Council is working towards adopting new rules and regulations to raise the standard of legal practice in the country. Lawyers and legal practitioners from various legal firms attended the consultative meeting of the Bar Council of Bhutan yesterday.

Two men sentenced in connection with fraudulent insurance claim case

Monggar District Court has sentenced a 41-year-old man to one-and-a-half year imprisonment for fraudulent obtaining of insurance.

18-year-old boy held for rape of 15-year-old girl

Thimphu police have arrested an 18-year-old boy for an alleged rape of a 15-year-old girl. The incident is reported to have taken place last Tuesday.

12 get jailed for offence against Ku, Sung, Thukten

Monggar District Court sentenced 12 men to prison term ranging from two years to life imprisonment for the offence against Ku, Sung, Thukten or Zung. The judgment was pronounced on November 30.

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