Police have identified the person suspected of armed assault on Giorgi Vazha Korkotashvili and Giorgi Nadiradze on January 2, 2011. Giorgi Shengelia, 23, is now wanted by police for premeditated murder.
Giorgi Nadiradze died a week after the incident as he had lethal injury in his head; as for the other injured, Vazha Korkotashvili, he has been already discharged from the hospital, however, remains under intensive observation of doctors.
According to the investigation, a few days before the assault, Shengelia had an argument with the two; therefore, the motive of the assault was revenge.
Ex-minister of defense of Georgia Davit Kezerashvili has been freed by the French court - the judge ruled on the case of the defendant today rejecting the motion of the Georgian prosecutor`s office on his extradition to Georgia.
Occupant forces in Tskhinvali Region have resumed the construction of barbwire fences in the Kareli region`s village of Atotsi since the morning. Now the new occupation line has taken away the cultivated land areas of local inhabitants.
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It took five hours to law enforcers to introduce the charges to lawyer Giorgi Oniani, who was arrested two days ago in his apartment. The procedure took place in the Moduli office of the Ministry of Internal Affairs.
Lawyer Giorgi Oniani has been transferred to the police insulator after the doctors of the Chapidze Hospital of Cardiology concluded that the patient was healthy. Giorgi Oniani, who is the attorney of another defendant ex-official, Bacho Akhalaia, was arrested in his place by the police last night.
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.