3 arrested for 15 kg of gold smuggling

RBA arrested three suspects, all from Tsento, Paro on September 30 from Paro. The case was then forwarded to Royal Bhutan Police on 5 October for further investigation. RBA  seized 15 kgs of gold from the three suspects.

The15 kgs of gold were later handed over to Royal Monetary Authority (RMA) for safe custody while they have handed over the suspects to RBP. However, police said that, they have forwarded the case to OAG after investigation and that they have no further comments.

Talking to an official from OAG, he said that, the case is under review and that they cannot share any information until the day they charge sheet the case to court. “The case has reached at the end of the review and by next week, we will charge sheet it to the court”, said an official.

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