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Police arrest chorten vandalism suspect

Jul 18, 2011

Tipped off by an informer, Thimphu police arrested a 22-year-old man on July 16 on suspicion of vandalising chortens.

The man is from Trashi Yangtse. Police also recovered an assortment of relics including a copper bumpa, brass karmi kom (butter lamp) and other religious items. There are traces of earth on the items. He is suspected of stealing the items from chortens in Monggar.

However, the place of crime is yet to be confirmed.

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