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Gomtu police arrest 17-year-old for murder

Jan 29, 2011

Police in Gomtu have arrested a 17-year-old boy suspected of murdering his step grandmother. She was killed on January 15 in Tading Geog.  According to the Tading Mangmi, the accused informed his mother and step father about the incident. They then buried the deceased near the Toorsa khola, about 15 minutes from the house.

On January 17, after the boy left for work, his mother reported the incident to the Geog Office who immediately reported the case to the Gomtu police.

The Chief Medical Officer of Samtse who examined the body said that the victim died from internal injuries. She was stabbed by a sharp object on her back and chest.

The case will soon be forwarded to the Dzongkhag court.

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