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ACC detains more for interrogation

Corruption: In its ongoing investigation in Phuentsholing, the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has detained two Bhutanese women and two non-Bhutanese men for interrogation in connection to alleged corruption. The detention is linked with the closing of Tashi Enterprise in the lower market. Although commission officials could not be contacted, Kuensel sources ...

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OAG maintains charges on bribery and sand quality

Update: The Office of the Attorney General (OAG) appealed on the Haa district court’s dismissal of the charges of supplying inferior sand and bribery against the sand supplier, and the project engineer for taking bribe in the Lhakhang Karpo corruption case to the High Court yesterday.

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Chang Ugyen rep. challenges OAG appeal as illegal

Update: The former gup and royal advisory councillor Chang Ugyen’s defence lawyer asked the High Court’s Bench I to quash the lower court’s two-and-a-half-year-sentence for allegations remaining not ‘proven beyond reasonable doubt’.

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Bumthang opens gift registration

All officials in the dzongkhag administration will have to declare the gifts they receive

Gift: Bumthang dzongkhag administration instituted a gift registration system from July 28 as agreed in the annual performance agreement (APA) it signed with the government.

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Three bikes go missing in P/ling

Crime: In a series of burglaries, three bikes, two Enfields from Phuentsholing town and one Pulsar from Pasakha went missing recently. The incidents occurred on July 31 and August 1.

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BoB to replace its CBS

Tech: The Bank of Bhutan will shift from it current Oracle flexcube Core banking solution to TCS BaNCS, developed by Tata consultancy services to improve its efficiency.

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