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OAG registers case of offence against Ku, Sung, Thuk-ten at Lhuentse Court

Changa Dorji, Thimphu
Sep 27, 2017

Lhuentse District Court

The Office of the Attorney General (OAG) has forwarded a case of offence against the Ku, Sung, Thuk-ten, or Zung to Lhuentse District Court on Monday.

Two men are alleged to have involved in vandalising an old Namgay Khangzang Chorten in July, 2014 in Jarey Gewog. However, they failed to steal the relics. One of the suspects is accused of vandalising another Namgay Khangzang Chorten in Tsaenkhar Gewog in 2013 and taking away religious items from the chorten.

The Penal Code of Bhutan states that offences against Ku, Sung, Thuk-ten or Zungs are a punishable offence with the felony of first degree. A person convicted of such offence will have to serve a minimum person term of 15  years and maximum of life-imprisonment.

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