MAN SEN­TENCED FOR DRUG CASE

Business Bhutan - - Nation -

Pu­nakha District Court sen­tenced a 48-year-old man to six years in prison for il­licit traf­fick­ing of cannabis and its de­riv­a­tives. The court passed the judg­ment on Mon­day.

The man from Thin­ley­gang of Toe­paisa Ge­wog, Pu­nakha is be­ing jailed for pos­sess­ing more than one hun­dred grams of mar­i­juana hashish. The con­vict’s 40-year-old wife has been im­posed a fine of Nu 11,250 for fail­ing to re­port the crime.

Pu­nakha Po­lice ar­rested the cou­ple from Thin­ley­gang in Au­gust this year. The po­lice for­warded the case to the court in Septem­ber.

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