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Man sentenced

Apr 15, 2011

The Gelephu Dungkhag court has sentenced a man to nine years in prison for illegal possession of marijuana.

Tshering Dorji was caught in March by the Gelephu police at the Indo-Bhutan border area with 160 kilograms of marijuana.

He was trying to smuggle the substances to Bagmara in India in a power tiller. The power tiller driver was also sentenced to three months in prison for failing to report the matter to the police.

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