DPT coordinator harasses and threatens registered member of DNT

Coordinator of Druk Phuensum Tshogpa (DPT) for Trashigang Dzongkhag was arrested on Tuesday evening and escorted to Phuentsholing the next morning after a complaint was lodged against him by a registered member of Druk Nyumrup Tshogpa (DNT) based in Phuentsholing on July 24 to the Phuentsholing police station.

DNTโ€™s registered member Samten Wangdi allegedly complained that DPTโ€™s Gyembo Dorji had harassed and threatened to kill him and bring damages to his properties through the popular social media, WeChat.

It is reported that both of them were members of a WeChat group and that the accused had verbally defamed and threatened the victim.

According to the statement to police by Samten Wangdi, the accused, out of a sudden without any reason, started to defame him and threatened to destroy his vehicle. Itโ€™s not known as to why the accused targeted Samten Wangdi.

The suspect will be charged for defamation and harassment.

Chencho Demaย from Thimphu