One more employ of the Gldani N8 prison has been arrested with the charges of prisoners` torture and abuse - prosecutor Shota Tkeshelashvili announced at the briefing today. He said Mamuka Chkhitunidze was the controller of the prison and he will face charges according to the article 144 - torture and inhumane treatment. Shota Tkeshelashvili said, currently law enforcers have arrested 12 persons with similar charges and interrogated former and current employs of the penitentiary department. He said the investigation is in progress and the society will be informed about new facts revealed and measures carried out eventually.
Minister of Corrections and Legal Assistance of Georgia, Sozar Subari told Alia newspaper that the video tapes discovered in the secret storage in Samegrelo two days ago, include the footage of sexual abuse of prisoners and not only prisoners.
Russia will begin negotiations with Georgia about resuming air communication with Georgia. Official representative of the Russian Foreign Ministry Aleksandr Lukashevich said that negotiations on resuming direct flights between the two countries would begin in near future.
Public Defender of Georgia says the Ministry of Internal Affairs has violated the presumption of innocence when they announced after the detention of Mikail Kadiyev that he was organizing a terror attack in Georgia. Finally, Kadiyev was charged with illegal carrying and keeping of arms.
United National Movement is concerned about the fall of the index of economic growth in the country. Giorgi Vashadze of the parliamentary minority says the official data released the State Department of Statistics shows that both import and export were reduced during the past month.