English | Dzongkha Monday, July 13, 2020

BNLI introduces mediation units in the courts

The Bhutan National Legal Institute (BNLI) is introducing court-annexed mediation in courts throughout the country, as a significant reform in the judiciary. With the introduction of the mediation units within the courts, people will have enhanced access to prompt and speedy justice.

MMCL puts up enforcement petition in the Phuentshogling Court

A Mumbai based company, Minex Metallurgical Company Limited (MMCL), a manufacturer and supplier of aluminium products has put up a petition in the Phuentsholing Dungkhag Court to enforce Supreme Court’s judgment passed in June this year against SKW Tashi Metals and Alloys Private Limited.

ACC implicates 3 engineers of Thimphu Thromde

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) accused three engineers of Thimphu Thromde and two contractors for collusion and bribery while carrying out developmental works of the thromde.

Contract teacher arrested for alleged rape

Dagana police arrested a 26-year-old man for the alleged rape of a 14-year-old girl on October 12. 

High Court upholds District Court’s judgment on SJ Zangdopelri land case

The High Court Bench III upheld the Samdrup Jongkhar District Court’s judgement on the Zangdopelri land dispute case.

Man charged with voluntary manslaughter in Wangdue

The Office of the Attorney General (OAG) is accusing a 36-year-old man from Saephu in Wangdue Phodrang of voluntary manslaughter. Last month, a 26-year-old man from the same gewog succumbed to stabbed injury where the suspect was involved.

HC upholds District Court’s judgement in favour of BoB employee

The High Court(HC) upheld the Thimphu District Court’s judgement asking Bank of Bhutan (BoB) to reinstate one of its employees and pay a compensation of Nu 22,500. The judgment was passed on September 17.

Four sentenced in gold smuggling case

Paro district court has sentenced four farmers from Tsento in Paro for two and a half year to five years prison term for illegally smuggling 20 kilograms of gold from Tibet. The gold worth Nu 58 M was confiscated by Royal Bhutan Army and the smugglers were handed to the Police in July last year.

Man succumbs to stab injuries

A 27-year-old man from Saephu Gewog in Wangdue Phodrang succumbed to stab wound at the National Referral Hospital on Tuesday. The deceased was airlifted from Saephu Basic Health Unit.

Man detained for alleged malicious mischief, robbery and battery cases.

Wangdue Phodrang police arrested a 25-year-old man, who is from Zhemgang, on last Friday for alleged malicious mischief, robbery and battery cases.

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