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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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596 drug related arrests in Thimphu in 2017

Thimphu Police registered 287 cases in 2017 in connection with abuse, possession and illegal transactions of controlled substances that led to the arrest of 596 people, the highest in recent years. Police also seized 50,000 SP+ capsules, 2,370 tablets of N10, 72 100 ml bottles of corex and 19.95 liters …

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4 arrested in connection to Toorsa murder

Phuentsholing police have arrested four suspects in connection with the murder of 25-year-old man on January 8th  at around 2 in the morning. All the four suspects were arrested the same day at different times from different locations. Of the four suspects, a 30-year-old man from Dungmana, Trashigang, is the …

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Q and A with NC candidate from Tashiyangtse

Phurpa Gyeltshen, 39, is an aspiring National Council candidate from Gocha, Ramjar, Trashiyangtse dzongkhag. He worked with BBS as a Dzongkha news editor for the past 13 years. He graduated from Sherubtse College with BA Honors in 2003. He will be competing with six other candidates from the district. Q1. …

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Annual Camp Raven ends on a successful note

Her Majesty the Gyaltsuen attended the closing ceremony of the 6th Camp Raven and awarded prizes to winners of various competitions held during the camp that ended on December 31, 2017, which was attended by 600 students of the Royal Bhutan Police, Royal Bhutan Army and Royal Body Guards. Camp …

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