ALLEGED BULLYING CASE IN COURT
The case of the alleged bullying which went viral on social media in June has been forwarded to the Thimphu District Court by the Office of the Attorney General.
In the video that went viral on social media, the alleged bully is seen slapping another man and forcing him to kiss his shoes and prostrate. The Police in Thimphu immediately took up the case and arrested four men who were said to be involved.
The Office of the Attorney General charged the main suspect with battery and the other three men with failure to report the crime. The Office of the Attorney General is seeking a misdemeanor sentence which carries a maximum prison term of three years for the prime suspect while the other three involved are being charged with violation of the penal code which carries a fine that equals to daily minimum wage rate for a maximum of 90 days.