DEMOCRACY IN ACTION

Man arrested in Samtse for drugs

Samtse police arrested a 32-year-old man on April 3 for possession of illegal prescription drugs. Police seized capsules of SP (six files) and three tablets of Nitrosun (N10) from the man from Rubesa, Wangdue. Police said the substances were brought from a medical shop across the border paying Nu 600 …

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Seven homicide cases so far in 2017

There have been seven cases of homicide in the country since January this year according to records with the Royal Bhutan Police (RBP). Three were registered as murder, one as voluntary manslaughter and two as involuntary manslaughter. According to the Penal Code, murder is when a homicide is committed knowingly …

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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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