MAN SEN­TENCED FOR IL­LICIT TRAF­FICK­ING OF DRUGS

Business Bhutan - - Business -

A 34-year-old man from Da­gana was sen­tenced to five years’ im­pris­on­ment by Thim­phu District Court on Mon­day for il­licit traf­fick­ing of nar­cotic drugs and psy­chotropic sub­stances.

The con­vict was ar­rested in July last year for pos­ses­sion of about 200 Sa­pasmo prox­yvon plus (SP+) cap­sules and also tested pos­i­tive for drugs on his ar­rest. How­ever, he can pay Nu 187,000 in lieu of his prison term.

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