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Man arrested for multiple vehicle theft crimes

Thimphu police have apprehended a 26-year-old man who is suspected to have been involved in auto theft and auto stripping. On 22 January 2018, police received a complaint that an Alto car parked near JDWNRH Hospital was missing. Police received another complaint, the same day, on auto stripping. The window …

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Meat van driver arrested with 7,019 capsules of SP+

Thimphu police apprehended a 21-year-old meat van driver on 1st February with 7019 capsules of SP+, a restricted prescription drug. The suspect was driving from Phuentsholing to Thimphu when he was arrested. Meanwhile Thimphu police have seized 11,239 capsules of SP+, 90 N 10 tablets, 296 grams of Hashish, 2.18 …

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Judges get sensitized on handling election disputes

The Bhutan National Legal Institute (BNLI) conducted a two–day workshop on Election Dispute Settlement System (EDSS) for judges across the country.  It comes at a time when the country is gearing up for the third parliamentary Elections that will take place this year. Since electoral cases cannot be treated the …

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Two arrested at pedestrian gate in Phuentsholing with drugs

Phuentsholing police arrested two men, at different times, from the pedestrian entry gate on the morning of January 18, with a stash of controlled substances. Based on a tip off, Phuentsholing police apprehended a 27-year-old man at around 9:10 am with 314 capsules of SP+, 13 tablets of N10 and …

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