Georgian delegation will raise the issue of violence against a Georgian minor in occupied Abkhazia at the session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe. Georgian politicians compare the Wednesday brutal fact as similar to fascism.
Russian soldiers beat a minor in Abkhazia, the occupied region of Georgia on Wednesday after they found Georgian text-books in the teenager`s bag. The boy has a hand fracture and multiple injuries. Mamuka Phiphia, the 10th-grade schoolboy remains on the territory of occupied Abkhazia so far. Parents fail to contact the child.
Public Defender Giorgi Tughushi says all international human rights organizations will be reported in detail about teh accident.
All nine defendants, who were arrested for the incident that occurred in the Adigeni region yesterday after fining six of them with 400 GEL bail. Three other defendants were released on the grounds of the prosecutor`s motion, however, the court will mull over their cases later today.
Former prime minister of Georgia Vano Merabishvili, who is currently in jail under various charges, has posted on facebook regarding the scandal of the minaret demolition in the village of Chela, Akhaltsikhe region. Vano Merabishvili has assessed the fact as `concerning and alarming`.
Muslim residents of the Akhaltsikhe Region have been rallying outside the local police department since yesterday demanding the release of those nine Muslims, who were arrested yesterday - the situation got tense in the region after the demolition of the minaret in the village of Chela.
Yet another service center of the Bank of Georgia was robbed approximately at 14:30 today. Reportedly, one armed man hiding his face with a mask entered the office of the service-centre and threatened the operators with firearm.
Police have arrested a citizen of Georgia for illegal carrying of firearms. Law enforcers detained Lasha G. in the Square located on Kekelidze Street. During his personal search police seized “CZ 75” pistol which was unregistered and 13 magazines with a cartridge. Detainee has already pleaded guilty.