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Two houses burgled in a day

Police are investigating two burglary cases that occurred on October 9th in Thimphu. In the first case the thief had entered the house through the main door after breaking the main lock and stole Nu 11,000. According to the 41-year-old complainant he had properly locked the house when he left …

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Former employee sentenced to three years in jail for embezzlement

A former employee of Ugen Trading House has been sentenced to a three-year non-compoundable prison term for embezzlement, according to a verdict passed on October 3rd by the Thimphu Dzongkhag Court. The company filed a civil case against Tashi Choki Dorji in 2012, following his termination for alleged embezzlement of …

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Bajo burglar still at large

As of October 6 police were still on the look out for a burglar who robbed a house in Bajo town, Wangdue, of jewelry, a mobile phone and a charger on the night of 26 September. The complaint was lodged at 1 am in the morning on October 27. According …

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Man detained for sexually assaulting a two year old

A 33 year old man has been detained by the police for allegedly assaulting a child aged 2 years eight months. The man was arrested on September 15 after the mother complained to police that her child had been sexually assaulted. The mother in her complaint said that since she …

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Body found in Namseling River

Thimphu police are investigating the death of man whose body was fished fished out from Namseling River near Namseling Archery ground on Thursday at around 5 PM.Local residents informed police of a body in the river. The deceased was found wearing a brown under garment (underwear) with a black color …

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Man caught for stealing batteries to sell to taxi driver

Phuentsholing police apprehended a 25 year old man from Dorokha, Samtse after he was caught red handed while stealing a vehicle battery from one of the stores in Phuntsholing on 12 September during day time. A 28 year old man is a manager of the said store. He caught the …

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ITEC Day Celebration

The Indian Technical and Economic Cooperation program was instituted by the government of India on 15 September 1964 in a bid to build and strengthen relationship with other countries on the basis of partnership and cooperation for mutual benefit. Under the program, Bhutanese students, civil servants, corporate employees and others …

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Who’s knocking ?

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Some residents of Thimphu say that unknown people pretending to be cable TV repairmen are knocking on doors with less than honorable intentions. Pema, 28, who lives near the farmers’ market, said she   experienced this kind of suspicious activity when she stayed home the whole day due to illness. “I …

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Two arrested for stealing and attempting to strangle a goat

Gelephu police apprehended two cousin brothers, aged 17 and 18 years, from Lekithang, Sarpang, on the morning of 28 August both of whom were suspected of stealing a goat. The livestock owner, a 58-year-old man, filed a police complaint at around 9:30 am of 27 August alleging that the cousins …

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