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Man sentenced to five years for possessing controlled substances

Changa Dorji, Thimphu
May 24, 2016

Thimphu District Court sentenced a 29-year-old man to five years imprisonment today for possessing controlled substances. The sentence is non-compoundable.

The verdict says the man possessed more than prescribed quantity. He had said the contraband substance were for self-consumption.

The man was also under the influence of controlled substance at the time of arrest.

The convict, who is a law student, was arrested in March, this year, from Semtokha in Thimphu.


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