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One dead in an accident

A 22-year-old man from Khamdang, Trashiyangtse died on the spot after the truck he was driving veered off the road in Asnabare, Gedu. The accident took place 15 km away from Gedu police station May 24 at around half past midnight hour. He was driving from Phuentsholing to Thimphu with …

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Two suicide cases from Trashiyangtze and Trashigang

A 37- year-old farmer from Tsergom, Yangtse, Trashiyangtse was found hanging from a branch of a tree below his house on May 16. At around 8:30 pm, May 16, a complainant had lodged a complaint to the police, over a phone call, stating that the deceased had committed suicide by …

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A photo exhibition to raise money for recovering addicts

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More than 100 people visited the photo exhibition at Ambient Café on Friday evening to see the photos taken by the Oliver Jammes. In total 63 breathtaking photos photos were displayed to the public and some of them had captions which included Taktshang Monastery-the guardian of the valley, Thimphu Dzong …

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Mother commits suicide in Dagana

A 40-year-old woman was found hanging from a tree on May 9 in Gesarling, Dagana. According to Drimpon Gom, RBP, Tsewang Tashi, “The deceased had abruptly walked away at around 2 pm giving a final word that all her children are old enough to earn their living without the support …

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Body missing in accident case

The body of a 27 year old man from Gelephu is still missing after a Tripper truck he was driving went off the road in Damchu. The incident took place at 37 km away from Tshimasham while heading towards Thimphu on 8th May at around 11:20 to 11:35 AM. The …

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Policeman stabs wife to death in Phuentsholing

Phuentsholing police arrested a 36-year-old man from Paro after he fatally stabbed his 29-year-old wife at around 9 pm on May 5. The incident took place inside the RBP quarters in Phuentsholing. The victim was immediately evacuated to Phuentsholing hospital but later succumbed to her injuries at around 9:45 pm. …

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3 apprehended and 82 fined for drugs and tobacco

During a special drugs checking initiated by the Bhutan Narcotics Control Authority (BNCA), Customs and Royal Bhutan Police (RBP) in Damchu, Thimphu,  police arrested three Indian nationals on April 22. An Indian man, in his late 20s, driving a West Bengal vehicle was heading towards Thimphu with tourists from Sikkim. …

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2 men arrested with drugs on Pling-Thimphu highway

Gedu police arrested two men for carrying drugs on 18th April at around 12:00 am  from Jumja, Gedu during their highway checking. One man was from Bongo, Chukha is 24 years old while the other is a 27 year old from Jamkhar, Trashiyangtse. Two of them were travelling from Phuentsholing …

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