One dead, one injured in stabbing

Crime: A 24-year-old man died on the way to the  JDWNRH on the evening of July 11.

He was stabbed on the night of July 10 at Dzongkhalum in Trongsa. Another 29-year-old man is also in critical condition as he was also stabbed when a fight broke out between him and the same suspect.

All three were working for Jaypee group of companies under the Mangdechhu hydroelectric project.

All three were under the influence of alcohol when the incident occurred. The three also lived together in one room.

The suspect also suffered minor bruises on his neck. The suspect has told police that he stabbed the two to defend himself when one of them tried to strangle him.

The deceased is from Sarpang while the suspect is from Trongsa. The three men worked as drivers for Jaypee.

The incident took place at around 9:30pm. They were immediately brought to Trongsa dzongkhag hospital and were referred to JDWNRH the next afternoon.

Nima Wangdi | Zhemgang

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