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Source: Bhutan Observer
Thimphu : Bhutan | over 3 years ago  
Sonam Tshering, a 23-year-old monk from Langpa in Haa was charged for smuggling tobacco products. Sonam Tshering, a student of Semtokha Shedra in Thimphu, was travelling to Thimphu...
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