Since December 11, 2012, Mongar courtroom has been inundated with people involved in the Gyalpoizhing land case.
Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) officials yesterday submitted their rebuttal against Speaker Jigme Tshultim’s statement of December 20, in which he pled not guilty against the ACC’s charges of deceptive practice, official misconduct, sale of Government land and illegal registration of plots.
Gyalpoizhing Land Allotment Case: While the three Allotment Committee members laid the responsibility of decisions taken then on the Committee Chairman, the Anti-Corruption Commission’s (ACC) rebuttal submitted yesterday, to the Mongar District Court, argued that all three were guilty of official misconduct.
Home Minister Minjur Dorji submitted to the Mongar District Court yesterday, through a legal council (Jabmi), that he had acted in accordance with the Bhutan Municipal Act of 1999, when allotting plots in Gyalpoizhing in 2005 – 06 as the Mongar Dzongda and Chairman of the Plot Allotment Committee.
Some of the Land Allotment Committee members yesterday submitted their opening statement to the Mongar District Court, in connection with the 75 land allotments in the Gyalpoizhing case.