10 YEARS IN PRISON FOR VOL­UN­TARY MAN­SLAUGH­TER

Business Bhutan - - Nation -

A 24-year-old man from Bumthang has been sen­tenced 10 years in prison for vol­un­tary man­slaugh­ter of a 22-year-old man by the Thim­phu District Court.

Ac­cord­ing to re­ports, the man had stabbed the de­ceased on the head last year af­ter a fight broke out be­tween two groups of men. The vic­tim later suc­cumbed to in­juries at the hos­pi­tal.

The court also or­dered the man to pay Nu 492,875 to the fam­ily of the de­ceased within three months from the date of the judg­ment.

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