TWO SENTENCED FOR FIVE YEARS FOR DRUG TRAFFICKING
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.