English | Dzongkha Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Closing hearing held on legal tussle between MoWHS & Gaseb Construction Company

The Supreme Court conducted the closing hearing on the contract termination dispute between the Works and Human Settlement Ministry and Gaseb Construction Company yesterday. The Supreme Court granted permission for both the parties in the hearing to summarise and submit their petitions once again before the court of law.

2 arrested for alleged possession of hashish

Two men, aged 34 and 29 from Sagteng Gewog, Trashigang are in Thimphu Police custody for allegedly possessing 109 sticks of hashish. The duo was arrested on November 9.

Man apprehended for allegedly conning people

Thimphu Police have arrested 35-year-old man from Paro for allegedly conning people around National Memorial Chorten area yesterday.

Chang Gup charged in government land encroachment case

The Office of the Attorney General (OAG) is prosecuting a government land encroachment case involving the present Chang Gup Kanjur and Karma Jamtsho, a former Land Record Officer.

High Court dismisses Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa’s petition

The High Court dismissed the petition of Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa (DNT) for a writ of mandamus against the government today. The party requested for a court order seeking to determine the government’s granting of fiscal incentives.

Four arrested for alleged illegal possession of explosives

Lhuentse Police arrested four men for alleged illegal possession of explosives from Thimyul under Gangzur Gewog yesterday.

Two men convicted in chorten vandalism cases

The Lhuentse District Court recently sentenced a 23-year-old man to 24 years in prison and handed another man, who is 27-year-old, a six-and-a-half-year prison sentence.

Tsirang court denies dismissing libel case against Kuensel Reporter

Tsirang district court denied dismissing the libel case against the kuensel reporter. During the court hearing yesterday, the court said it will study the defamation nature of the case.

DNT dismisses OAG’s defense

The Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa (DNT) has described the defense submitted by the Office of Attorney (OAG) as weak and a feeble attempt to justify the wrong.

Preliminary hearing held for main accused in RICBL embezzlement case

The preliminary hearing of the main accused, Rinchen Wangdi, involved in Paro RICBL embezzlement case was held at Paro District Court yesterday.

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