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OAG appeals in Bjemina molestation case

On 14 May Office of Attorney General (OAG) appealed to the larger bench on child molestation case involving Ugyen Wangchuk, a Vice Principal of charity school in Bjimena. The office has appealed to the larger bench based on three grounds. The case was first registered before the Thimphu District Court …

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29-year-old damages husband’s private part

Panbang police under Gelephu arrested a 29-year-old woman for battering her 42-year-old husband on the night of May 3rd. Initially, the case was reported to police by Panbang hospital on May 4 at around 2 PM with a complaint of injury on the victim’s (husband’s) penis. The victim was formally …

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OAG gets 954 cases from RBP, ACC and Ministries in 2018

In 2018, Office of Attorney General (OAG) received a total  of 954 cases for prosecution. However, the office has seen a decrease by 364 cases as recorded from the previous year. They have received 74 cases from Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) ( 23 cases but each case report comprises many cases), …

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8 dead in Thimphu-Tsirang bus accident

Today morning a Bumpa Transport bus going on the Thimphu-Tsirang route was hit by falling boulders which pushed it below the road. The bus, as a result, fell and landed in the Punatsangchu river  below. The RBP said that the final death count for the Thimphu-Tsirang Bumpa bus accident is eight …

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Phuentsholing Thromde focuses on local economy, creating gainful employment and promoting gender equality in 12th FYP

Phuentsholing Thromde has included employment generation and Local Economy enhancement program in the 12th FYP with the objective to enhance the local economy and create gainful employment. For the program, the collaborating agencies are Ministry of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Labour and Human Resources, Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, Ministry …

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