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Father arrested for raping 11-year-old daughter

Panbang police apprehended a 36-year-old man from Goshing gewog in Pangbang. He was arrested for raping his biological daughter, who is just 11 years old and a fifth grader. The incident was informed to police by the school principal at around 10 am on 21 December. Police said that the …

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MoWHS to focus more on roads in 2019

The focus of the Ministry of Work and Human Settlement (MoWHS) for the coming year will be on improving and construction of new roads.  The ministry will prioritize the Gewog Centre roads for base course and blacktopping. Apart from roads, the ministry also plans to construct bridges and tunnels. MoWHS …

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Drug offenders on the rise

As per the statistics from Bhutan Narcotic Control Authority (BNCA), police arrested 960 individuals as of June this year, 2018 for drug related offences. The total number of arrest includes both who were forwarded to BNCA for treatment and those who are convicted for illegal transaction or possession of controlled …

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