Giorgi Gakharia commented on the accusation of the United Opposition regarding the involvement of criminals in the electoral process. The minister calls the accusation "absurd" and blames the opposition in pre-election manipulations. The statement was made in Zugdidi.
The head of the United Opposition"s headquarters in Zugdidi held a special briefing and highlighted the specific fact. Murtaz Zodelava claims that several times convicted Giorgi Pertaia tried to pressure the supporters of the opposition in Khobi, including the police officer Koka Shelia.