TWO SEN­TENCED FOR FIVE YEARS FOR DRUG TRAF­FICK­ING

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Thim­phu Dis­trict Court sen­tenced a 23-yearold man and a 28-year-old woman to five years’ im­pris­on­ment for il­licit traf­fick­ing of nar­cotic drugs and psy­chotropic sub­stances as per the judg­ment, which was out on Thurs­day.

Po­lice ar­rested the man from Changjiji in Jan­uary this year fol­low­ing a tip-off.

He was found in pos­ses­sion of 50 SP Plus cap­sules. Fol­low­ing the man’s ar­rest, the woman was also de­tained for pos­ses­sion of 59 SP Plus cap­sules and three ni­tro­sun tablets. Both of them also tested pos­i­tive for mar­i­juana and Tra­madol at the time of the ar­rest. Drug traf­fick­ing is a pe­nal of­fence.

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