Wednesday, 14 September 2016

Huge Drug Haul in Bhutan

Thimphu Police, while searching a house in Changzamtog for a stash of restricted prescription drugs, ended up seizing four foreign breed canines from the same location.

On the afternoon of September 3 Thimphu police, based on a tip off, apprehended two men, aged 26 and 29, from Changzamtog.

On searching the house of the 26-year-old police found 9,362 capsules of SP and 190 tablets of N10. The seized drugs were hidden in a sealed rice bag. Police also seized two Boxer puppies, a Labrador pup and an adult Labrador from his house.

The dogs were handed over to BAFRA for investigation. The suspects were detained for further investigation. 

On the same day Thimphu police received information that a man was seen rubbing Marijuana plants. Police apprehended a 25-year-old man who had 12 grams of Marijuana hidden in his wallet. The suspect has been detained for investigation.

Two days earlier on 1 September, Thimphu police seized 189 capsules of SP, 187 tablets of N10 and two joints of hashish from woman, 30, and two males aged 28 and 29 years.

Based on a tip off, police intercepted a taxi in Olakha at around two pm and arrested all three suspects with the banned substances.

Damchoe Pem/ Thimphu
The Bhutanese