English | Dzongkha Sunday, September 23, 2018

Student receives one year prison sentence

Jun 16, 2011

The Monggar court on Tuesday sentenced a 19-year-old student to one year in prison for stabbing a school mate. He has also been ordered to pay Nu. 5,000 as compensation to his school mate. The stabbing occurred on March 26 this year. The two got involved in a fight after a talent show that night during which the 19-year-old stabbed his school mate.

The victim received one month imprisonment for provoking the fight.

Both can pay a fine in lieu of the prison term.

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