The investigation service ministry of finance will present a motion to the Tbilisi City Court to rule on the preventive measures against the former chief of the financial police - Davit Kezerashvili was charged with bribery, money extortion and financial machinations on Wednesday.
According to the investigation, by illegal deals, Kezerashvili used to take responsibility on gaining control and interfere in the management of customs, tax and other controller organs with his authority and influence. The IS officials say in total Kezerashvili took $4 669 978 as a bribe and $7 664 705 head of the organized crime gang. Reportedly, Kezerashvili was taking these funds via his brother-in-law, Meiri Janashvili. Kezerashvili may face from 11 to 15 year sentence if recognized guilty.
Russian helicopters have violated Georgian airspace - several helicopters flew over the Georgian controlled territory from the occupied Tskhinvali Region yesterday and from the occupied Abkhazia today.
President of Georgia paid tribute to the memory of Georgian national hero, Zhiuli Shartava on his 70th anniversary. Giorgi Margvelashvili announced at the memorial today that by commemorating Zhiuli Shartava, he was also paying tribute to all, who fell in the tragedy of Abkhazia.
Today the first National Hero of independent Georgia – Zhiuli Shartava would become 70 years old. Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili together with Defence Minister Irakli Alasania, other members of Georgian Government and MPs paid a tribute to the memory of Zhiuli Shartava at Saburtalo Pantheon.
Two tourists were killed, two others are missing and only one of the crew survived in an avalanche in Ushguli. The survived tourist contacted the rescue service for help in Ushguli. Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia has already confirmed the report about the death of tourists.
Interpol is considering the request of the Ukraine`s government to issue an arrest warrant for ousted president Viktor Yanukovych. The international organization has received an official letter from the Ukraine`s government and will publish the order warrant on its website soon.