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10 students arrested for burglary

Last Friday at around 1:30 am Thimphu police received a complaint from a shopkeeper in Semtokha that they caught a boy stealing from his shop. Police on reaching the location found the boy had stolen five bags of edibles. The 15-year-old boy confessed to police that nine school friends were …

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Fines for not stopping at Zebra crossings

To make the zebra crossing more effective the Thimphu traffic police has decided that it will strictly impose fines on all motorists to who fail to give pedestrians the right of way. The zebra crossing safety initiative was started in 2015 and put into practice in the past year with …

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3 arrested in Gelephu for drugs

Gelephu police arrested three people last month in possession of banned substances. On the evening of February 22, police arrested a 23-year-old man from Bardo, Trong, with 17 pieces of hashish, weighing 236.37 grams. The consignment was concealed in his bag and was wrapped in a plastic paper. The suspect …

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3 arrested for bag snatching in Thimphu

Thimphu police arrested three men for allegedly robbing a 29-year-old woman on 7 March near Kuensel office at around 10:30 pm in the evening. The incident took place when she was returning home. The three men in a group snatched her handbag, which contained some cash and few cosmetics item …

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