Police have arrested a person charged with attempt of murder, which occurred in the Dedoplistskaro district of the Kakheti Region on January 13, 2012. According to the investigation, Simon Bezhitashvili had an argument with Zaza Iukuridze about a puppy; the argument grew into a clash between Bezhitashvili and Iukuridze; Bezhitashvili shot Iukuridze with a gun in his stomach. The injured man was transferred to the hospital, but the doctors failed to save him. Bezhitashvili has pleaded guilty.
The pre-trial hearing on the case of UNM secretary general Vano Merabishvili was postponed for November 19th. Merabishvili is accused of exceeding his authority during the dispersal of the May 26 rally two years ago on Rustaveli Avenue. Merabishvili was also present at today`s hearing, where the prosecutor failed to present the list of the evidences against Merabishvili.
Wife of former minister of defense and interior says there are numerous violations in the case against her husband Bacho Akhalaia. Akhalaia was arrested with various charges and sentenced to about four years in prison only for one of the cases.
Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia has released the statistics of criminal situation in Georgia in the first ten months of the year 2013. The statistics refers to the number of committed and investigated crime in Tbilisi and regions.
Bacho Akhalaia`s lawyers plan to sue judges, who ruled on three different cases against the former minister of defense and interior, who remains in prison despite the president`s pardon. The lawyers will file a lawsuit against judges Giorgi Arevadze and Lasha ...
Ex-minister of defense and interior Bacho Akhalaia, who is currently held in prison with various charges, may be discharged later today - the outgoing president Mikheil Saakashvili signed the decree on his pardon yesterday.
Lawyer of Davit Kezerashvili, former defense minister who fled Georgia after last year`s parliamentary elections, says he is not familiar with the reasons for which the defendant was left in custody by the French court yesterday. He also says the date of Kezerashvili`s extradition has not been clarified so far.