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ACC reviews National Film Award documents

The Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) has started collecting and reviewing documents and criteria related to the National Film Awards. This is after the film director Karma Lhatrul Rinpoche filed a complaint of corruption and collusion against the Bhutan Film Association (BFA) with the ACC last week in relation to the …

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Man arrested for rape and murder of 19 year old

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Gomtu police have arrested a 23-year-old man in connection with the rape and murder of a 19-year-old woman on March 1, 2017. An employee of Penden Cement in Gomtu, Sukman  Gurung from Phuntshopelri, was arrested on March 10. The deceased was a temporary employee in a private company. The mother …

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ACC complaint filed against National Film Awards

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The 16th National Film Awards has come in for high controversy with a film director Karma Lhatrul Rinpoche, filing a complaint of corruption and collusion against the Bhutan Film Association (BFA) with the Anti Corruption Commission (ACC). The controversy centers on the selection of the best films category, whose top …

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