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.
A driver of the crane died in the accident, which occurred on N34a Kazbegi Avenue. The crane standing at a construction, fell down on four vehicles. Eyewitnesses say the crane driver fell down from about 45 meters of height. The driver was hospitalized, but the doctors failed to save him.
EU Ambassador to Georgia Phillip Dimitrov has commented on the detention of Giorgi Oniani, the attorney of the ex-minister of defense Bacho Akhalaia. Dimitrov says that the detention of any opposition figure raises doubts when it happens before elections.
United National Movement has assessed the detention of Giorgi Oniani, the attorney of ex-minister of defense Bacho Akhalaia. The opposition party says the detention has political motivations, because after failing to prove...
The second Georgian national, who was killed in the clashes between the protestors and the police in Kiev, will be buried in Tbilisi tomorrow. Davit Kipiani`s body was transferred from Ukraine to Georgia last night. The Tbilisi government says they will cover the expenses of the burial.
The attorney of the former defense minister Bacho Akhalaia is currently held at the Chapidze Cardiology Hospital, where he was transferred from the police department after feeling bad. Goga Oniani was arrested by the police late last night.