Georgia`s Justice Minister requests dismissal of Chief Prosecutor
Georgia`s Justice Minister Tea Tsulukiani addressed today the president with the request to dismiss Chief Prosecutor Murtaz Zodelava.
The justice minister proposed the candidate of Archil Kbilashvili instead.
As reported, the new justice minister intended to personally inform Murtaz Zodelava that he has been dismissed, however the meeting between them could not be held as Mr. Zodelava is out of the country now and the date of his arrival is uncertain yet.
During Zodelava`s absence, Tea Tsulukiani met with deputy chief prosecutors to take over the management of the ministry.
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.