The office of the former deputy mayor of Tbilisi Shota Khizanishvili was searched up by detectives late last night. The law enforcers took away personal computer of the former authority, who is under pre-trial detention currently. Prosecutors interrogated him for nine hours yesterday before sending him to pre-trial detention isolator. Other authorities were attending the search. They say the law enforcers presented no order on search or any other document, though they didn`t prevent from carrying out the search. Mayor of the capital Gigi Ugulava says he will stand as the guarantor to his deputy, even though the investigation against is tied with Khizanishvili`s activities during his work at the interior ministry. Law enforcers have also searched his apartment on Paliashvili Street last night. Family members were attending the process.
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.