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13 non-Bhutanese arrested for involvement in prostitution

Phuentsholing police apprehended 13 non-Bhutanese, age range between 19 to 25 years for involvement in prostitution from a hotel and beauty parlor in three separate instances. The first was on 21 September, the second was on 26 September and the third on 10 October. Police said that, they were arrested …

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Two houses burgled in a day

Police are investigating two burglary cases that occurred on October 9th in Thimphu. In the first case the thief had entered the house through the main door after breaking the main lock and stole Nu 11,000. According to the 41-year-old complainant he had properly locked the house when he left …

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Bajo burglar still at large

As of October 6 police were still on the look out for a burglar who robbed a house in Bajo town, Wangdue, of jewelry, a mobile phone and a charger on the night of 26 September. The complaint was lodged at 1 am in the morning on October 27. According …

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16 yr old minor arrested for impregnating 15 yr old girlfriend

Phuentsholing police have apprehended a 16-year-old boy for having a sexual relationship with his 15-year-old girlfriend. The suspect is a class IX student while the girlfriend is class VII student and studying in the same school in Phuentsholing. The victim’s mother lodged a complaint with the police after she found …

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4 gewog policing units to be established within October

The Royal Bhutan Police will establish four more gewog policing units in the remote locations of Lingshi, Laya, Jigmecholing and Kheng Buli by the end of October to deter crime deter crime, provide immediate police response and improve access to police service. As of now, they have established gewog policing …

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Man commits suicide in Gelephu

Medical professionals have ruled out foul play in the death of a 33-year-old man from Jigmecholing who was found hanging in his room on the morning of October 2. He had used his kera (traditional cloth belt) to hang from a ceiling beam 10 feet from the floor. Police believe …

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Man detained for sexually assaulting a two year old

A 33 year old man has been detained by the police for allegedly assaulting a child aged 2 years eight months. The man was arrested on September 15 after the mother complained to police that her child had been sexually assaulted. The mother in her complaint said that since she …

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Body found in Namseling River

Thimphu police are investigating the death of man whose body was fished fished out from Namseling River near Namseling Archery ground on Thursday at around 5 PM.Local residents informed police of a body in the river. The deceased was found wearing a brown under garment (underwear) with a black color …

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