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Woman gets 25 years in prison for murder

Changa Dorji, Thimphu
Sep 4, 2017

Thimphu District Court has sentenced a 25-year-old woman to 25 years in prison for murder. The judgement was passed last Monday.

A 26-year-old woman died after she was pushed off a cliff by the convict in Olakha, Thimphu. The incident took place in September last year following a squabble between the two. She was taken to the national referral hospital but later died.

The convict also paid a compensation of over Nu 210,000 to the deceased’s sister.

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