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DNP to implement auction order after due diligence

The Finance Minister Lyonpo Namgay Dorji said that the finance ministry has no option but to allow the Department of National Properties (DNP) to auction nine units of Tandin Bidha’s building following a Supreme Court order. “There is a separation of powers and the government has to follow the order …

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“I bloody don’t care about the Nu 45,000”

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High drama after high profile defamation suit ends with withdrawal The much publicized defamation suit by Sonam Phuntsho, also known as Ap SP, against Namgay Zam and Dr Shacha Wangmo legally ended after Ap SP withdrew the case, a day before the verdict given on 24th January 2017. However, the …

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Due legal process to takeover in sedition case

Office of the Attorney General & Royal Bhutan Police Headquarters

With the Druk Phuensum Tshogpa (DPT) not appealing the Dasho Benji case verdict the Office of the Attorney General (OAG) will now be following due legal process, as outlined for it by the District Court order, which directed the OAG to coordinate the sedition investigation. The District Court in its …

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ACC vs OAG over Trongsa Land case

The Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) and the Office of the Attorney General (OAG) are headed into another headlong clash, this time over the Trongsa land case that implicates the former Trongsa Dzongda Lhab Dorji, his wife and other local government figures at the time. On one side the ACC is …

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