Crime

Vice Principal detained for molesting 9 girls

By Tshering The 39 year old vice principal of a private charity school in Jemina, Thimphu has been arrested for child molestation and sexual harassment. The suspect was detained for molesting nine girls aged between 11 to 15 years old. According to the police, a complaint was received on April 6 from one of the parents stating that the vice …

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Empower not stigmatize violence victim

ByΒ Dhicksha Darnal We think danger lurks outside but we find the real evil inside the safe walls of our home. Women are trapped in a room and not let out, raised fist as if he is going to hit you, grabbed, humiliated and threatened many times so much so that they fear of the sense of some unpredictable force that …

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CCTV helps capture murder suspects

By Tshering The Close Circuit Television (CCTV) police installed in the city had come handy in solving an alleged murder case of a 33-year-old man. In the early hours of July 22, police received a call about a man lying unconscious near the works and human settlement ministry’s gate. A police team reached the site and found the man still …

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43 people arrested in three weeks

16-year-old detained for alleged murder By Tshering Thimphu police arrested an 11-year-old boy and other 43 people in last three weeks for alleged substance abuse, illegal sale of insolvents and illicit trafficking of controlled substances. Out of the 43 arrested, 32 were detained for substance abuse, two for illegal sale of insolvents, and six for illicit trafficking, two for tobacco …

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