MIA arrests four persons for bribing police officers
Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia has arrested four persons with the charges of bribing police officers. Special statement and the video footage depicting the fact of bribery were released by the ministry this morning.
Reportedly, police have arrested Giorgi Gherkerashvili, Giorgi Dzotsenidze, Koba Samkharadze and police officer Roman Maisuradze. In addition, police have seized $50 thousand bribe offered to the police officers.
`Investigation of the case continues to reveal and arrest other persons involved in the crime. Ministry of Interior will hand over these materials to the prosecutor`s office of Georgia for further reaction as the name of MP candidate Aleko Tabatadze has been also tied with the fact of bribery,` the statement says.
Nine persons have been arrested within the investigation launched after finding the scandalous videos of human torture and sexual abuse. The videos were along weapons and drugs in a secret store in Samegrelo last week.
Transparency International Georgia NGO has released a special statement regarding the decision of the Georgian judiciary to free the author of the prisoners` torture videos Vladimer Bedukadze from criminal responsibility completely.
Minister of Internal Affairs of Georgia Irakli Gharibashvili is meeting with foreign diplomats in order to introduce the details of the video archive, which includes the footage of the human torture and sexual abuse.
Brother of Mikael Kadiyev, Ramzan Kadiyev says his brother was offered a deal in custody. In the interview with a Georgian newspaper Kvela Siakhle, Ramzan Kadiyev spoke about the details of the offer. Mikael Kadiyev was arrested for preparing a terror attack in Georgia and afterwards was charged with illegal keeping of arms.