Man knifed thrice

Published on Nov 11 2011 // Media Monitor

By YesheY Dema

A 28 year old former reporter with one of the private news papers was knifed thrice by a 30 year old accountant who also works in another private news paper.

The incident took place at the Hongkong market in Thimphu around 9:30pm on Saturday night.

In his statement to the police, the victim stated that he did not know the person that hit him.

The case was reported to the police by one of the doctors from the emergency ward
when he was brought to the hospital drenched in blood by his friends.

Police said the victim was injured on his forehead, back of the head and on his left hand. Police are waiting for the victim to recover to take the case forward while sources say the suspect might be charged for involuntary manslaughter.

Kuensel daily, November 11, 2011