MAN DETAINED FOR ALLEGEDLY RAPING MINOR
Thimphu police detained a 33-year-old man on July 22 for allegedly raping a 16-year-old girl. The incident took place when the girl was returning home from her work place at night. However, according to the police, the suspect has denied committing the crime claiming that he only gave the girl company. The police, in the meantime, has sent the girl for medical checkup and is yet to ascertain the crime. The victim is a student while the suspect is a petty contractor in Thimphu.