English | Dzongkha Sunday, December 15, 2019

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.

Man charged for attempt to murder

The Office of the Attorney General (OAG) is charging a 30-year-old man from Samtse for an attempt to murder. The case is forwarded to Pema Gatshel District Court.

Man arrested in stabbing case in Thimphu

Thimphu police arrested a 28-year-old man for allegedly stabbing a 39-year-old man at Olakha on Monday.

Cameraman of the bullying video arrested

A 20-year-old man from Paro is under Thimphu police custody for alleged involvement in a battery case.

OAG requests court for the maximum prison term in Boomdeling gup case.

The Office of the Attorney General (OAG) is charging the 46-year-old Boomdeling Gup in Trashi Yangtse for allegedly raping a 16-year-old girl. The OAG forwarded the case to the District Court on Tuesday.

Human resource shortage, a challenge in implementing Child Care and Protection Act

Shortage of human resource is one of the main challenges in effective implementation of the Child Care and Protection Act of Bhutan 2011, which is still in its nascent stage. The issue was shared by the stakeholders during the two-day national stock-taking consultative workshop on Justice for Children in Thimphu.  

Punakha district court sentenced a man for illicit trafficking of controlled substances

Punakha District Court sentenced a 29-year-old man from Thimphu to nine years in prison for illicit trafficking of narcotic and psychotropic substances.

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