English | Dzongkha Sunday, January 24, 2021

Man found dead in Bumthang

A 41-year-old man was found dead near an outdoor gym facility at Chamkhar town in Bumthang this morning. The man from Samtse was an employee of the Bhutan Power Corporation (BPC) office in Bumthang.

A passerby saw the corpse suspended from a bench of a prayer wheel at the site with the head rested on the […]

OAG takes a company to court for illegal import of foreign workers, Phuentshogling

The Office of the Attorney General takes one of the companies in Pasakha to court for illegal import of five foreign workers in November, last year. The case was filed at the Phuentshogling Dungkhag Court, yesterday. As per a press release from the Southern COVID-19 Taskforce, the company and the foreign workers have been formally charged as per relevant provisions of the Penal Code and Immigration Act of the Kingdom of Bhutan.

Man escapes quarantine facility to meet parents, paro

A 33-year-old man from one of the quarantine facilities in Paro is accused of violating the quarantine protocols. According to a source, the man reportedly absconded the facility at around 6 am yesterday to visit his parents who lived some two kilometres away from the centre.

Thimphu police arrest the elderly man

Thimphu Police arrested the elderly man whose video with a woman went viral on social media, recently. Police could not arrest the man earlier because there were COVID-19 positive cases from the building in which the man lived.

Missing man’s body fished out from Punatshangchhu

The Wangdue Phodrang police fished out the body of a man from the Punatshangchhu near Hesothangkha, this morning. The deceased was identified as the 36-year-old man, who was reported as missing on 27th December during the second nationwide lockdown.

Police apprehend three men for breaching lockdown protocols, Haa

Three men have been put in quarantine in Haa after they were found breaching the lockdown protocols. They were caught travelling in a private vehicle at a temporary checkpoint set up in Samar Gewog on Saturday. Today, although the government eased certain lockdown restrictions in the districts outside Paro and Thimphu, the movement of private vehicles is still restricted.

Fifteen apprehended in Paro for breaching lockdown protocols

Paro police apprehended 15 people involved in 11 different cases of the breach of lockdown protocol until today. They will be charged under Sections 410 and 448 of the Penal Code of Bhutan.

All for games, 24 breach lockdown protocols in Monggar

Monggar police, on the 9th January 2021, registered two cases of breach of lockdown protocols. While one case involves 16 men who played archery during the Nyilo, another involves eight women, who played khuru during the lockdown.  

OAG to fast-track cases related to breach of lockdown protocols

The Office of the Attorney General (OAG) will fast-track the prosecutions of the cases related to the breach of lockdown protocols. Defaulters would be charged under two sections of the Penal Code of Bhutan with non-compoundable prison terms.  

Elderly man booked for lewd and lascivious offense

Thimphu police registered a case against an elderly man after a private video of him and a young woman went viral on social media platforms.
In about a one-minute clip, the man is seen recording a video, capturing the woman come out of the bathroom and getting in the bed after partially removing her clothes.
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