The jury has announced verdict on the second criminal case discussed at the Tbilisi City Court. After four-hour of consideration, the chief jury announced the verdict - according to which the three defendants, accused of murdering Nodar Matiashvili in Ortachala Prison in 2004, were recognized guilty. Two of the three defendants, Romeo Sarkisov and Vakhtang Bezhashvili were recognized guilty by all 12 members of the jury, while on the decision regarding Levan Kikabidze`s case, the votes were 10 vs. 2. The prosecution asserted that Nodar Matiashvili, 27, was killed under the order of one of the criminal authorities in prison seven years ago. The terms of the sentence will be announced at tomorrow`s session, which has been appointed at 10:00 o`clock tomorrow.
Ex-minister of health and currently the president`s representative to Kakheti Region, Zurab Chiaberashvili has been released from the Kutaisi N2 prison after his family paid 20,000 GEL bail according to the ruling of the Kutaisi city court announced late last night.
The officers of VII unit of Old Tbilisi Police Division of the Ministry of Internal Affairs pressed charges against representatives of Orthodox clergy: archimandrite of Sameba cathedral church, father Anthimoz (Tamaz) Bichinashvili and monk from "Ioane and Tornike Eristavi convent"
Two demonstrations are held in Kutaisi simultaneously. The supporters of the United National Movement assembled at the insulator, where Vano Merabishvili and Zurab Chiaberashvili are currently held after detention and demanded their release.
Detective searched up the houses of UNM Secretary General Vano Merabishvili and the president`s representative to the Kakheti Region Zurab Chiaberashvili last night. They found and took away 54,000 EURO, 33,000 dollar and 29,000 GEL in the apartment of Merabishvili on Petriashvili Street, Tbilisi.
West Georgia`s District Prosecutor`s Office has arrested the secretary general of the United National movement Vano Merabishvili and the president`s representative to the Kakheti Region Zurab Chiaberashvili.