Governor of Khobi municipality accused of beating former employee
Lasha Parulava, former senior specialist of the military service of Khobi municipality was beaten by the governor and the deputy governor of the district.
The beaten person said he was dismissed from his job for political reasons on January 2, 2013 after what he has been trying to receive an official answer on his dismissal.
He said he tried to meet the governor yesterday, although he refused as Lasha Parulava was a member of the United National Movement. Parulava said he expressed his objection after what the governor and his deputy beat some 150 meters away the municipality building.
The governor refused the accusations of Lasha Parulava. Kakha Benidze said Parulava attacked him and his deputy. Commenting on the injuries on Parulava`s body, Kakha Benidze said his former employee received them in some other place.
Investigation into the incident is underway.