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19-year-old arrested for statutory rape

Thimphu police apprehended a 19-year-old man on 26 October in connection to a rape of a child above 12 years of age. The initial complaint was lodged at Paro police by the parents of the girl since she went missing. The 16-year-old alleged victim went missing fromthe Haa Mela this …

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Pledges for better roads

Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa (DNT) pledged to bring in better road connectivity in the country in order to reduce poverty, enhance socio-economic development, business activities, create jobs, and to bring in more of developmental activities so it can narrow the gap between the rich and poor. DNT has pledged to base …

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Four tourism products to be incorporated from Chukha

  It may be sooner than later that commuters along the Thimphu-Phuentsholing highway can make their journey pleasant by visiting recreational park and roadside amenities along highway. This is one of the plans under the tourism flagship program aimed at enhancing economic growth through sustainable tourism development. The main objective …

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Two men arrested for false report

On 16 October, Thimphu police apprehended a man in connection to a false report stating that a group of boys had beaten him up and robbed him of his mobile phone. Upon investigation, it was learnt that the man was neither beaten nor robbed of his mobile phone. In addition, …

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18 cases of gambling and 88 arrests so far in 2018

Thimphu police have received 18 cases of gambling leading to the arrest of 69 men and 19 women, totaling to 88 adult suspects, so far this year. Police are cautioning and urging the public to refrain from gambling that involves money or property. “The seized amount, be it Nu 1 …

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DNT warns against fake Suung Joen App

Right after the general round of election, people started downloading Suung Joan App that was pledged by Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa (DNT). A link to the Suung Joen App was shared on the social media that went viral. However, DNT said that the party is busy with works to form the …

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Two stabbing cases over wives in Paro

Paro police apprehended a 43-year-old man on 16 October for stabbing a 38-year-old taxi driver to death. The incident took place the same day at around 12:30 AM in the morning. The suspect is from Orong, Samdrupjongkhar and is a petty contractor. The deceased man was from Drametse, Mongar. The …

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