English | Dzongkha Saturday, October 31, 2020

45-year-old man in Wangdue charged for voluntary manslaughter

The Office of the Attorney General has charged a 45-year-old man from Nyisho Gewog in Wangdue Phodrang for voluntary manslaughter of a 50-year-old man from the same gewog.

Five men sentenced in Wangdue Phodrang for Gambling

Wangdue Phodrang District Court sentenced five men to almost one year in prison for gambling on May 5.

A 45-year-old man under custody for voluntary manslaughter, Wangdue

Wangdue Phodrang police arrested a 45-year-old man from Nyishog Gewog for voluntary manslaughter, yesterday. According to the police, the suspect stabbed a 50-year-old man from the same gewog who later succumbed to the injury and excessive bleeding.
According to a source, the victim was declared dead while reaching to the nearest Basic Health Unit. The […]

Two taxi drivers and an Indian convicted for illegal transportation of immigrants

Thimphu District Court, on last Thursday, sentenced two men to three years each in prison for helping two non-nationals to enter the country without valid immigration documents and an Indian man to 18 months for solicitation.

6 men arrested for smuggling sex toys

Acting on information, Paro Police apprehended 6 men for alleged smuggling of thousands of sex toys along with some other Chinese goods recently.

Woman arrested in gold smuggling case

A businesswoman in her late 30s is in Paro Police custody for smuggling 5.093 kilograms of gold. The suspect was apprehended yesterday afternoon by the Regional Revenue and Customs Officials at Paro airport.

She was found in possession of five gold biscuits each weighing a kilogram. She was caught while returning from Bangkok. According to Custom Officials, […]

Former Trongsa dzongda, wife and five others sentenced in land scam case

The former Trongsa Dzongda Lhap Dorji was convicted for 13 years for forgery, official misconduct and execution of documents by deception in the Trongsa’s land scam case yesterday. But was given a concurrent prison term of five years.

Three Indians arrested in a gold smuggling case

Three Indian men are in Paro Police Custody for smuggling 1.155 kilograms of gold. The Regional Revenue and Customs Office apprehended the suspects at the Paro International Airport on November 8.

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.

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