Wednesday, 11 January 2012

Bhutan - Another stabbing in Thimphu

A 19-year-old man was stabbed by a group of boys at Olakha in Thimphu last night. The incident took place at the Central Plaza around at around 11:50 pm.

According to the medical report, the knife has pierced an inch into the victim’s ribs, damaging his lung. Doctors say this has caused internal bleeding. Meanwhile, the victim is in the hospital and in a stable condition.

In a statement to the police, the victim’s friends said a group of eight to nine boys came out of a flat and started bothering them.

When the victim and his friends tried escaping from the scene after one of their friends was battered, the suspect came after them, and stabbed the victim with a knife.

Lieutenant Thinley Yoezer Tangbi said the suspects have been identified and the police are looking out for them.

He added, all the suspects are repeated crime offenders.

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