English | Dzongkha Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Reporter sentenced for libel

Tsirang District Court has sentenced a newspaper reporter based in the dzongkhag to three months in prison for libel.

Mother charged in baby’s death

A 24-year-old woman has been charged with voluntary manslaughter in the death of her newborn in April. She is suspected of having thrown the baby boy to its death out of a third-floor hotel window in Phuentshogling.

Former Gelegphu Dungpa sentenced to 41 years in prison

Sarpang District Court has upheld Gelegphu Dungkhag Court’s judgment on the former Gelegphu Dungpa case but with partial alterations to the sentence.

Goshing Gup suspended

The Goshing Gup of Zhemgang, Sangay Lethro, has been suspended for alleged involvement in corrupt practices.

High Court upholds ECB’s decision to disqualify DGT

The High Court has upheld the decision of the Election Commission of Bhutan (ECB) to disqualify Druk Gaki Tshogpa (DGT) from becoming a registered political party.

Escaped detainee arrested

Samtse police arrested a 28-year-old man, an escaped detainee, on Tuesday from Samtse.

Dagana Court sentences Drukjeygang’s Gyadrung for forging academic documents

Dagana District Court has sentenced the Gyadrung or the clerk of Drukjeygang Gewog to one year in prison for forging his academic documents.

3 Boleros carrying illegal timber intercepted

Paro Forest Division’s patrolling team has intercepted three Boleros carrying 208 pieces of Blue Pine and mixed conifer timber illegally.

Police arrest escaped detainee

Thimphu police arrested a 45-year-old man, an escaped detainee, on Thursday from Khasadrapchu in Thimphu.

Trashi Yangtse court sentences man to 2 months for headhunter rumour

Trashi Yangtse Dzongkhag Court sentenced a village tshogpa to two months prison term for spreading false information regarding the headhunters, which is locally known as Khegpa.

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