RUSTAVI2 Rustavi2 TV News Portal RSS Feed Rustavi2 Broadcasting Company http://rustavi2.ge/ TBC Bank Case - Mamuka Khazaradze and Badri Japaridze to be officially charged http://rustavi2.ge/en/news/139851


Prosecutor"s Office finished an investigation on the TBC"s case. Mamuka Khazaradze and Badri Japaridze will be officially charged today. Both of them were summoned to the Prosecutor"s Office. The investigating agency accuses them of legalization of their illicit income.

"On 2 August 2018, the Prosecutor General"s Office of Georgia started the investigation on the fact of legalization of illicit income by the chairman and deputy of the Supervisory Board of JSC TBC Bank.Taking into consideration high public interest, we would like to inform the society that a final decision has been taken as a result of analysis of the evidence obtained within the investigation into the criminal case.

It was issued a ruling on Mamuka Khazaradze and Badri Japaridze"s allegations, regarding the legalization of 16 754 000 US dollar of illegal income, which was followed by a large amount of income (the crime is envisaged under Article 194, paragraph 2, And subparagraph "c" of Part 3).

We would like to inform you that Mamuka Khazaradze and Badri Japaridze are summoned to the Prosecutor General"s Office of Georgia for the purpose of presenting a resolution on their charges,"- the statement reads.

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24-07-2019 12:01 +0400
Old man was charged on murder of family members and neighbors is accused to the support of the criminal act now http://rustavi2.ge/en/news/139802

Murder in Kandaura - Old man was charged on murder of family members and neighbors is accused to the support of the criminal act now.
Two months ago Gamkrelidze"s family and two neighbors were killed. "Courier" immediately indicated inconsistencies in the case and shared opinion that the other person was involved in the crime.
The arrested person who is the son of the detainee, is wanted for murder.

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23-07-2019 18:37 +0400
Footage of personal life - Ministry of Internal Affairs arrested 2 persons http://rustavi2.ge/en/news/139769

At the briefing held at the Ministry of Internal Affairs, the law enforcers accused two persons to make public the footage of personal life of the MP.
According to the Ministry, the culprit is in custody for murder in Armenia. He gained the footage from the citizen of Russia and committed crime from the penitentiary.
The Ministry of Internal Affairs explained that the footage of private life was recorded in May 2012 and spread in 2019 through social networks.
Both detainees were sentenced to imprisonment. 19 persons are arrested due to the connection with the case.

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23-07-2019 14:13 +0400
Police arrests mother and aunt of four underaged children http://rustavi2.ge/en/news/139704

A Mother and an aunt of four underaged children are detained on trafficking. The Ministry of Internal Affairs releases the information.

According to the Ministry, the detainees were forcing children between the ages of 6 and 12 by mental and physical abuse to beg for money.

The offence envisages from 14 to 17 years of imprisonment.

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22-07-2019 16:28 +0400
7 thousand dollars for the passport of Georgia - Georgian law enforcers have arrested one person http://rustavi2.ge/en/news/139670

On the fact of fraud Georgian law enforcers have arrested one person. The information made public by the Investigation Service of the Ministry of Finance. The defendant was demanding 7 thousand dollars from the citizen Iran for the official passport of the country of Georgia.
Investigation is in progress under the article 19-180 of the Criminal Code of Georgia.

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22-07-2019 10:00 +0400
Three individuals detained on participation in group violence on June 20-21 - MIA http://rustavi2.ge/en/news/139306

 

Three individuals were detained on the basis of a judge"s due to participation in group violence on the night of 20-21 June. The statement was made at the briefing held at the Ministry of Internal Affairs today.
According to Mamuka Chelidze, the investigation has revealed that during the events that took place on the territory of Parliament on June 20-21, the above-mentioned persons took part in group violence.

According to the acting director of the Central Criminal Police Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, they were using various objects to attack the police, were resisting police and attempted to invade in the parliament.

According to the law enforcement agency, 12 persons are charged with organizing, managing and involving in group violence on June 20-21, including Nick Melia, a member of parliament who is accused of heading group violence and participation in the group violence.

According to Mamuka Chelidze, the Ministry of Internal Affairs continues to intensify the process of identification of other persons participating in the crime.

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17-07-2019 14:19 +0400
Investigative Service of the Ministry of Finance has arrested two people on the fact of selling a large amount of counterfeit money http://rustavi2.ge/en/news/139281

The Investigative Service of the Ministry of Finance has arrested two people on the fact of selling a large amount of counterfeit money.
The investigation found that the defendants brought them from the Republic of Turkey and spent out 100 USD dollars in the Adjara region.
The counterfeit currency of USD 10 000 has been observed.

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17-07-2019 10:33 +0400
Man has beaten his employee, 47-year-old woman - the woman hospitalized http://rustavi2.ge/en/news/139102

In Khelvachauri the man beat his employee, a 47-year-old woman. The injured was hospitalized to the clinic "Medina" in Batumi. A woman has an eye injury and has bruises, but none of them is dangerous for life.
Participants of the incident say in conversation with the "Courier" that the disagreement between a man and woman lasts five years and they are not talking to each other. A man denies physical violence against women and says that he insulted only verbally. The injured woman says that she is physically assaulted by her colleague.
The employees of the social agency do not talk about the details of the disagreement but say that the head of one of the department witnessed the incident, but nobody was allowed to the room to help the woman.
The investigation is on-going. The case was launched under Article 126 of the Criminal Code, which implies violence.

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15-07-2019 16:48 +0400
Citizen of Armenia tried to export radioactive materials to the Russian Federation through the territory of Georgia http://rustavi2.ge/en/news/139083

Citizen of Armenia tried to export radioactive materials to the Russian Federation through the territory of Georgia. State Security Service of Georgia has arrested the person on the fact of illegal treatment of radioactive materials and violation of customs rules.
According to the State Security Service, the investigation concluded that the lorry driven by the Armenian citizen in the territory of Georgia intended to cross the border of the Russian Federation with the 4 pack of "thorium".
"According to the expertise, the total weight of these packs is 71.63 kg and they contain radioactive isotope "thorium 232 ", which belongs to the nuclear material category. The substance is extremely dangerous for a human being. The citizen of Armenia is arrested and sentenced to imprisonment by the Tbilisi City Court."
The investigation is on-going on the fact of illicit treatment and transportation of radioactive materials (Article 230, paragraph 1 of the Criminal Code of Georgia and Article 214, Part 4 of the Criminal Code of Georgia) which envisages imprisonment from 5 to 10 years.
The investigation is conducted by the Investigative Main Division of the Counterintelligence Department of the State Security Service.

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15-07-2019 14:32 +0400
Three Georgians were arrested in Portugal for robbery http://rustavi2.ge/en/news/139062

Three Georgians were arrested in Portugal for robbery. According to the Media of Portugal, suspects who arrived in the country five months ago robbed the houses in the Grunau region.
In Nova de Guy, the office was found where they were training to enhance their ability to robbery. 

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15-07-2019 11:11 +0400
A grenade thrown into one of the residential buildings in Tbilisi - there are injured http://rustavi2.ge/en/news/138675


Three people were injured after a grenade explosion in one of the buildings late last night. The case occurred in Varketili settlement. One of the citizens threw a grenade into the apartment building. His identity is established and searching works are underway. As for the three injured, they are in the medical establishment. Their health condition is stable now. The investigation into the case began with the article 19-109, which implies a murder attempt in aggravating circumstances.

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10-07-2019 08:01 +0400
We have four political prisoners - Natelashvili on detention of anti-occupation rally participants http://rustavi2.ge/en/news/138294


We have 4 political prisoners - Shalva Natelashvili responds to the detention of the anti-occupation rally participants.
According to the leader of "Labor Party", young people are illegally detained. Natelashvili demands solidarity from the international community to free them.
"The government has not yet realized that it was finished by the Georgian people on the night of June 20 and applied to repressions at Moscow`s orders. We have already 4 political prisoners. We addressed the World Democratic community, all international organizations, to demonstrate solidarity to all four youngsters that were illegally arrested, "said Shalva Natelashvili.

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06-07-2019 14:30 +0400
Detainees of the raid on June 20 were charged with group violence http://rustavi2.ge/en/news/138263

After the raid on June 20, the detainees were charged with group violence. They are accused of participating in group violence.The authorities launched legal persecution of protesters on June 20, but the organizer of the bloody dispersal is not in a hurry to charge law enforcers.
Tsotne Soselia, Besik Tamaliani, Kakhaber Kupreishvili and Zurab Budaghashvli were detained yesterday. One of them is a member of the National Movement. The offense envisages from 6 to 9 years of imprisonment. According to the lawyers, the detainees do not plead guilty.

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05-07-2019 19:20 +0400
A series of detentions began - 4 people were detained on June 20 case http://rustavi2.ge/en/news/138182

A series of detentions has started. The Ministry of Internal Affairs has recently detained 4 persons for anti-occupation, protest on the night of 20 June. The detainees are Tsotne Soselia, Besik Tamaliani, Kakhaber Kupreishvili and Zurab Budaghashvili. One of the detainees is a member of the "National Movement". They are accused of participating in group violence. The crime envisages from 6 to 9 years of imprisonment.
"The investigation revealed that during the events that took place in front of the Parliament on June 20-21, these individuals took part in group violence, while using various subjects to attack policemen," Vladimir Bortsadze said. According to Bortsvadze, their arrest for participation in group violence was based on a judge"s decision ."Within the scope of the investigation, Nikanor Melia was charged with organizing and participating in group violence on the rally which was by the Prosecutor"s Office under Article 225 § 1 and 2 of the Criminal Code of Georgia. The court sentenced a bail to the accused as a preventive measure and imposed a number of restrictions, including electronic monitoring, which implies a commitment to carry electronic device.
"Within the scope of this case, another 4 persons were detained on the basis of a judge"s decision for participation in group violence. The process of identification of other persons participating in the offense is intensively going on and the appropriate legal action will be gradually proceeding upon obtaining relevant evidence", Bortsadze said.

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04-07-2019 20:49 +0400
Beaten and thrown from the roof rally participant - footage of 20 June Punitive operation http://rustavi2.ge/en/news/137890

The brutal continuation of Gavrilov`s bloody night. Officers of
Gakharia`s agency hunted the peaceful protesters, who left the streets of Rustaveli Avenue to avoid bullets, in the streets of the city. The video footage, provided by the eyewitness to the Courier shows how about 10 people, including one in a police uniform, are ruthlessly beating a young protester and then throw him off the roof of the garage. The footage is shot on Nikoladze Street in the morning of June 21. The footage also shows that the young man is physically assaulted after being thrown down from the roof. Eyewitnesses say that law enforcers started punitive operations in the streets and yards. Most eyewitnesses are avoiding talking about it in front of cameras. People who saw what was happening on the Pikris Gora are afraid of police revenge.
The Ministry of Internal Affairs has only made a statement regarding the footage taken by the locals. In the official explanation, the fact that the young garage was dropped from the roof, is described as the transfer of the detainee to policemen standing below the garage roof. There is nothing at all about the beating.

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01-07-2019 21:10 +0400
Incident in a children"s penitentiary establishment - one prisoner is wounded http://rustavi2.ge/en/news/137778

The incident occurred in a penitentiary institution where one prisoner was wounded. He was taken to the hospital. His life and health are not in danger, the condition is stable. He has already been visited by family members.
Due to the fracture of the jaw, at this stage doctors are planning the surgery.
The General Inspection has begun an investigation into the incident. In addition, the Director of the penitentiary establishment was also dismissed by the order of the Minister of Justice.

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30-06-2019 10:39 +0400
Attack on IPhone "shop,- culprits took hostages http://rustavi2.ge/en/news/137323

An armed robbery took place on Pekini Avenue a few minutes ago.
Robbers invaded into the shop " IPhone" and took one of employees as a hostage.
One of the robbers was armed with cold weapon. He was detained on the spot.

According to the Ministry of Internal Affairs, investigation is in progress under the article 179, robbery.

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26-06-2019 12:59 +0400
Bloody events of June 20 - Authority of ten riot officers is suspended http://rustavi2.ge/en/news/137053

As a result of the June 20 developments, the authority of ten riot police officers has been suspended. Mamuka Chelidze, Acting Director of the Central Criminal Police Department, made this statement at the Ministry of Internal Affairs.

The General Inspection has begun to investigate the possible misconduct by law enforcers. In addition, according to the MIA signs of criminal offence were identified in the actions of two law enforcers.

"The General Inspection of the Ministry of Internal Affairs is conducting an investigation of possible violations by individual law enforcers during the dispersal of the protest rally.

At this stage, in the frameworks of the investigation authority of ten riot officers is suspended," the statement reads.

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24-06-2019 17:07 +0400
Name someone who ordered you- the person accused of preparing the Molotov cocktail speaks about the pressure from the prosecutor"s office http://rustavi2.ge/en/news/136921

Giorgi Tsikaridze, who is arrested on the case of making the so-called Molotov cocktail, speaks about the pressure from the prosecutor"s office. The defendant claims that he was asked to name specific persons. He made a statement at the trial where the judge was discussing the preventive measure for him.
Giorgi Tsikaridze confirmed that he had bottles with the Molotov cocktail at home, but categorically ruled out the connection with the rally.
Preliminary detention was imposed as a preventive measure. Tsikaridze was detained within the scope of the investigation into the organization of group violence. Opposition leaders, including Gigi Ugulava, Nika Melia and Irakli Okruashvili, have been summoned for questioning in the same case. None of them are going to visit the investigative office and says they will only give testimony in the presence of a magistrate judge.

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23-06-2019 17:57 +0400
iPlus shop was robbed in Tbilisi http://rustavi2.ge/en/news/136295

The "iPlus " shop located in 11, Pekin avenue in Tbilisi, has been robbed. The incident happened a few minutes ago. The suspected criminals broke the front window of the store and took the expensive mobile phones from the shop window. According to surveillance cameras, criminals were allegedly juveniles. Investigators and expert criminologists are working on the scene.
The investigation into the case began with the article 177 of the Criminal Code of Georgia. Reportedly, several hours ago, other equipment stores were robbed as well.

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19-06-2019 09:06 +0400
Taekwondo coaches, who were detained in Poti, were sentenced to 4 thousand bail http://rustavi2.ge/en/news/136255


The court has sentenced the coaches arrested in Poti to four thousand bails. The Poti City Court has discussed the issue of imposing a preventive measure.
The case concerns the incident that took place on June 16 at the Taekwondo Open Championship in Poti. The members of the Taekwondo Federation and the coaches confronted each other. According to the coaches, the members of the board provoked the physical confrontation. Law enforcers detained three coaches. The next court session was scheduled for June 26.

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18-06-2019 19:50 +0400
We protect the law, the police promote immoral propaganda - Guram Palavandishvili http://rustavi2.ge/en/news/136217

One of the organizers of the Public Legion Guram Palavandishvili is in the POlice Department.

He arrived at the office several minutes ago and commented before entering.

Guram Palavandishvili, the representative of " Union of Orthodox Parents" hopes that the police will not have any questions with him because he is fighting for justice.

Guram Palavandishvili criticizes the law enforcers and says they are promoting rakishness.

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18-06-2019 15:00 +0400
11-year-old child drowned in the lake in Rustavi http://rustavi2.ge/en/news/136160


An 11-year-old child drowned in the lake. The incident happened a few minutes ago in Rustavi.

Law enforcers are still on the spot.

According to the Ministry of Internal Affairs, the investigation is underway under Article 115 of the Criminal Code of Georgia.

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17-06-2019 18:48 +0400
Illegal transfer of Georgians to Israel - law enforcers detained 14 people http://rustavi2.ge/en/news/136136

 

Israeli Law enforcers detained 14 people for illegal transporting of Georgians to Israel. Six of them work at Ben Gurion Airport and one is a taxi driver.

According to local media, detainees are members of the criminal network that were transferring Georgian citizens to the territory of Israel in exchange for money.

According to the investigation, the detainees were transporting people without any passport or transit control. The group has acted since 2017.

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17-06-2019 15:44 +0400
Police arrested 21-year-old youngster who appropriated thousands of GEL by false Facebook accounts http://rustavi2.ge/en/news/136041

Law enforcers detained 21-year-old youth on fraud charges.
The investigation found that the detainee had set up 20 Facebook users" fake pages, from December 2018 to May 2018, and made the users transfer money to the fraudulent "Cristall bet " account. The defendant misappropriated 8 000 GEL.
Law enforcers seized mobile phone and plastic cards while searching for detainee"s apartment.
The investigation is underway under Article 180 (2) (b) of the Criminal Code of Georgia on the fact of fraudulent damage.

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16-06-2019 10:08 +0400
Two rangers wounded in the village Liban http://rustavi2.ge/en/news/135799

Two rangers are wounded in the village of Liban, Borjomi. Both of them were injured with a cold weapon on June 9.


The investigation revealed that two employees of the Samtskhe-Javakheti Regional Division of the Environmental Supervision Department visited the village of Liban in the Borjomi district, where they met with tree people. The interaction between them has turned into physical confrontation.


Law enforcers have detained three persons .Investigation is in progress under Subparagraph "a" of Article 117 of the Criminal Code of Georgia, subparagraphs "b" and "c" of the first part of Article 126 and paragraph 1 of Article 151.

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12-06-2019 18:17 +0400
I do not have enemies - the son of elder wife and husband, wh were killed in Gardabani http://rustavi2.ge/en/news/135779

Five days after the brutal murder of elder wife and husband, however police did not manage to arrest any of the accused. The dead bodies of victims were found in the bathroom and toilet.


The investigation works on several versions. Law enforcers have to determine whether the murder was ordered.

According to one of the versions, the son of the murdered had problems with criminal authorities, which resulted in the murder of his parents.

The killer left the note "Edik, we are waiting for you."

Edik Musayev has returned from Russia to Georgia and "Courier" was able to interview him. According to him, he has no enemies and business interests. Musayev categorically denies the involvement of criminal authorities in this case.

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12-06-2019 15:09 +0400
A man was killed on the Borjomi-Bakuriani road http://rustavi2.ge/en/news/135775

A man was killed on the Borjomi-Bakuriani road.
The case occurred at dawn. As the Rustavi 2 TV station was told by the police, the police opened the murder case several hours after the crime was committed. According to the agency, intensive investigative and operational measures are taking place.
According to MIA, investigation into the murder was launched under Article 108 of the Criminal Code of Georgia, which implies intentional murder.

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12-06-2019 14:41 +0400
Man wounded in Khashuri http://rustavi2.ge/en/news/135661

An employee of animal shelter has been wounded in Khashuri. The veterinarian was wounded with a cold weapon.

According to the current information, the man was beaten by his girlfriend"s brother. The incident was preceded the conflict.

Reportedly the wounded has physically abused her girlfriend, which caused the confrontation.

According to the Interior Ministry, the offender is identified. Investigation is ongoing under Article 117 of the Criminal Code.

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11-06-2019 12:11 +0400
Details of murder in Agara http://rustavi2.ge/en/news/135595

" He was on the spot, he had not left the yeard. He said himself, that he had murdered two people."- Witnesses of the brutal murder in Agara recall details of the incident. They say that the alleged murder had no attempt to escape.
Murdered Irakli Gelashvili, 41 is a neighbour of the accused. He has 16 wounds.


A 50-year-old man attacked Irakli Gelashvili when he was leaving the pharmacy. After that he came home and wounded his wife. She has 13 wounds and is in the resuscitation department. According to the doctors, her health condition is extremely difficult.

The reason for the attack is jealousy.
The mother of the wounded woman does not know about the incident.
According to the mother of the wounded, her daughter had no conflict with his husband.

Investigative activities are ongoing at the scene.

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10-06-2019 15:05 +0400
Sexual violence on a 16-year-old girl - The family demands to punish the abuser http://rustavi2.ge/en/news/135592


A family of the 16-year-old girl, who claims that 40-year-old man raped her, demands the strictest punishment of the abuser. The juvenile has already given evidence to the police and describes the fact of violence and pressure on her.

As her family members say, the man should leave the village forever, because the conflict with him is inevitable.

The man said that if the crime is confirmed, he is ready to give the house to the victim and her child.

The girl has already talked with the social worker. She is not going to raise the newborn herself.

A 40-year-old man has been arrested for sexual intercourse with a minor. In case of conviction, he faces 10 to 13 years of imprisonment. The trial will be held tomorrow.

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10-06-2019 14:14 +0400
Details of a brutal murder in Agara - Man has 16 and woman 13 wounds http://rustavi2.ge/en/news/135588


New details of a brutal murder in Agara are known- man has 16 and woman 13 wounds. The accused is victim"s husband.

According to the preliminary information, the motivation is jealousy.

A 50-year-old man has murdered a 41-year-old neighbour and injured his wife. According to doctors, his health condition is difficult.

At this moment Investigative activities are underway.

The Investigation is ongoing under Article 108 of the Criminal Code of Georgia, which implies intentional murder.

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10-06-2019 13:08 +0400
Murder in Agara - Law enforcers detained man for wounding wife and murdering neighbour http://rustavi2.ge/en/news/135579


The brutal killing in Agara - the law enforcers detained a man for wounding a wife and killing a neighbour.

The investigative experiment is being held at this moment.

The incident took place late last night in Agara, Kareli district.

The alleged motive of the crime is jealousy.

An Investigation is in progress under Article 108 of the Ministry of Internal Affairs.

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10-06-2019 12:18 +0400
Man wounded his wife and killed his neighbour in Agara http://rustavi2.ge/en/news/135571


Murder in a small town of Agara - a man wounded his wife and killed a man from the same village.

The murder was carried out with a cold weapon. The incident took place late last night.

The alleged motive of the crime is jealousy.The investigation is underway under Article 108 of the Ministry of Internal Affairs. The alleged offender is identified.

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10-06-2019 11:09 +0400
Raiding in Batumi - professor Ramaz Surmanidze found his office raided and the computer broken http://rustavi2.ge/en/news/135551


The raid in Batumi - Professor Ramaz Surmanidze has found his own office turned upside down, and the computer broken. The victim says that the letter was found on the table saying that he should not start searching for the offender because defamation is punishable.
Surmanidze cannot tell who could be in charge of the incident. The investigation into the incident is launched under the article of attempted robbery.

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10-06-2019 07:40 +0400
Revenge because of murder, which took place 30 years ago - Locals speak about the alleged motives of a brutal murder in Kaspi http://rustavi2.ge/en/news/135381

A bloody confrontation in Kaspi - the person, who has allegedly murdered a 65-year-old man and wounded a woman in the village of Khidiskuri is detained.

According to locals, the deceased has three bullets in his head. Neighbours say that the alleged cause of murder is revenge.

According to locals, the murdered Shakhar Jemal Oghli murdered an uncle of Nasir Kulbanov nearly 30 years ago. After that, he was serving a 10-year sentence.

The murder occurred yesterday in the village of Khidiskuri, Kaspi.

An investigation is underway. Nazmir Kulbanov is accused of violating two articles. If he is found guilty, he will be sentenced from 16 to 20 years or life imprisonment.

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07-06-2019 15:16 +0400
A 19-year-old boy was wounded in Lanchkhuti http://rustavi2.ge/en/news/135379

A 19-year-old was wounded in front of his home in Lanchkhuti. The attack took place when Luka Patsuria was with his girlfriend.

The young man was attacked by three persons and wounded with a cold weapon.

The 19-year-old man is wounded in the abdomen. Luka Patsuria is transferred from Lanchkhuti to Kutaisi clinic and his health condition is grave but stable.

Locals positively characterize the victim and demand to punish the offender.

The investigation into the case is under the article of attempted murder

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07-06-2019 14:54 +0400
Bloody confrontation in Kaspi - Middle-aged man was killed and his wife was wounded http://rustavi2.ge/en/news/135372


A man was killed and his wife was wounded in the yard of his house in the village of Khidiskuri.


A health condition of the woman is grave. Till now no one is detained, but the Ministry of Internal Affairs states that the alleged offender is identified.


As locals say, the cause of bloody confrontation is a conflict that began years ago. The confrontation between the families of Bairamov and Gulbanov began long ago when Bairamov killed Gulbani"s uncle.

As locals say, it was Gulbanov"s revenge.

According to the Ministry of Internal Affairs, the investigation is launched.

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07-06-2019 13:18 +0400
Large-scale cybercrime- 3 persons are arrested http://rustavi2.ge/en/news/135267

Large-scale Cybercrime - Law enforcers detained three persons, including 2 citizens of Turkey. They were deceiving the citizens of the banks by using similar to the "Bank of Georgia" and "TBC Bank" web pages.
Detainees are charged with unauthorized access to computer systems, illegal use of computer data, violation of private communications and theft.

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06-06-2019 11:15 +0400
Mikheil Kalandia"s family violates the silence http://rustavi2.ge/en/news/135236

The family of Mikheil Kalandia who was detained on charges of Davit Saralidze"s murder started talking. The Kalandias are going to talk publicly on all informal deals. Their first card was opened today. Mikheil Kalandia"s brother Luka Kalandia claimed that the defendant Mikheil Kalandia, who was declared an unreliable witness due to the testimony changed several times, changed the testimony under the pressure of the uncle of one of the convicts GJ.
Mikhail Kalandia"s father accused GD"s uncle of bribing the witnesses. According to Tengiz Kalandia, Vano Nakaidze, who is close to Bidzina and Bera Ivanishvili, paid money for testimonies against his son.
The family of Mikheil Kalandia asks the Prosecutor"s Office to detain high-ranking officials of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, who after the murder in Khorava Street arrested the juveniles, beat them up in the isolator and forced to sign a pre-written testimony.
Luka Kalandia claims that the police were trying to arrest as many people as possible whether guilty or not in the murder case to calm down the political situation.
According to Luka Kalandia"s statement, Mirza Subeliani, the former senior official of the prosecutor"s office tells the truth in the audio recording made in Gldani prison. Subeliani said that senior officers of the Prosecutor"s Office took part in the falsification of the murder. According to the same record, Subeliani compromising material on former Tbilisi prosecutor and many individuals involved in the investigation.
The defense argues that the Prosecutor"s Office does not have any new evidence and has been carrying out a political task by arresting Kalandia.

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05-06-2019 21:08 +0400
Mikheil Kalandia is officially charged http://rustavi2.ge/en/news/135208

Mikheil Kalandia was officially charged. The detainee is charged with group murder of minor Davit Saralidze. The court will discuss the court.


The defendant"s lawyer and investigators are in the preliminary detention isolator. Mikheil Kalandia"s lawyer said before entering the building that he does not plead guilty.

Mikheil Kalandia"s brother speaks about unknown details of the case of Khorava street murder for the first time. According to Luka Kalandia, on December 3, 2017, they were physically and morally oppressed and violently forced to sign the testimony that is not even written by them.

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05-06-2019 15:20 +0400
If we"d refuse to sign the testimony,they would detain my minor sister and mother - Mikhail Kalandia"s brother http://rustavi2.ge/en/news/135206

A brother of Mikhail Kalandia, wo us detained made a starement recently. In an interview with Courier LUks Kalandia saidwjat Mirza Kalandia was saying in a auto recording in the Gldani Prison.

Kalandia says that the have physically and morally pressured him and his brother.


Luka Kalandia says that they provided him with already prepared testimonies and they just had to sign it. As a result hey were told, that they would be released and only Tengiz Kalandia will stay in the prison, He was pressured as well.
" They brought testimonies and made us to sign under a condition that we would sign, or else my minor sister and my mother would be detained. I say this because now I have nothing to lose, "said Luka Kalandia.

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05-06-2019 15:14 +0400
Do you see now what is going on? We reveal all cards - Brother of detained Mikhail Kalandia http://rustavi2.ge/en/news/135203

 

Luka Kalandia, the brother of detained Mikhail Kalandia speaks about the details of the Khorava street Case for the first time.

According to Luka Kalandia, they were physically and morally oppressed on December 3, 2017 and they were forced to sign the testimony, which was not written by them.

The brother of Mikheil Kalandia, who is charged with premeditated murder of Davit Saralidze, blames the government and the Interior Ministry, speaking of their political games.


Luka Kalandia says that to end Merab Morchadze.who force Mikhail Kalandia to change the testimony. According to him, Ivane Nakaidze sent Morchadze in the beginning of December and Morchadze is an uncle of one of the detainees - G.J and is close to Bidzina Ivanishvili.


"This person is an uncle of one of the detainees who is quite influential person and maybe it is in their interests. I say it , because they have sent our relative in order to make Mikhail tp change his testimony, "Luka Kalandia said.

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05-06-2019 15:02 +0400
Mikheil Kalandia does not plead guilty http://rustavi2.ge/en/news/135199

Mikheil Kalandia does not plead guilty. The lawyer of the detainee makes first statements about the murder case on Khorava Street.

Mikhail Kalandia will be officially charged today, after which the court will discuss preventive measure for him.

Mikheil Kalandia is accused of killing Davit Saralidze in aggravated circumstances.

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05-06-2019 13:53 +0400
House of Rustavi Mayor is robbed - tractor and wine are stolen http://rustavi2.ge/en/news/135117

 

A holiday house of Rustavi Mayor"s house is robbed. The incident took place in village Tortiza, Gori municipality.

According to the locals, tractors, wines and other family and household items are taken o from the house.
According to locals, a large number of law enforcers was mobilized at the scene of the accident, but according to them, the investigation did not yet trace the offender.

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04-06-2019 14:25 +0400
Mikheil Kalandia is charged with involvement om murder of Davit Saralidze http://rustavi2.ge/en/news/135101

 

The Ministry of Internal Affairs claims that Mikheil Kalandia is detained regarding his complicity in Davit Saralidze"s murder.

According to Vladimer Bortsvadze, Deputy Interior Minister, the law enforcers detained Kalandia on June 4.

The investigating agency says that after the conviction of the first instance court, evidence was obtained by the investigation, that steadied suspicions regarding his involvement in the murder.


"The investigation worked actively regarding the alleged involvement of Mikheil Kalandia in the murder case. After the verdict of the first instance court we found evidence, that steadied suspicions," - Bortsvadze said.

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04-06-2019 12:05 +0400
Exclusive of Courier - Mikheil Kalandia is detained http://rustavi2.ge/en/news/135100

 

The murder on Khorava Street - Mikheil Kalandia was detained on the murder of teenagers, Davit Saralidze and Levan Dadunashvili.

One of the main figures in the murder case on Khorava Street was detained by the law enforcers on a Digomi Highway nearly half hours ago.
Presumably, Kalandia was going to leave the city.

Mikheil Kalandia is the main witness of the case, but because of the fact that he changed the testimony several times, therefore was considered tas unreliable witness.

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04-06-2019 11:10 +0400
Murder on Khorava Street -Appeals Court will announce a verdict for two juveniles http://rustavi2.ge/en/news/134996

Murder on Khorava Street - Court of Appeals will announce today the verdict for juvenile detainees on the murder of teenagers.
Part of the prosecution is demanding to confirm the involvement in the murder of David Saralidzeof both convicts. The City Court sentenced detainees to 10 and 9 years imprisonment for the attempted murder of Levan Dadunashvili and Davit Saralidze"s murder.
The conviction sentence was announced by the first instance court a year ago. Two teenagers were killed in Khorava Street on December 1, 2017.

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03-06-2019 08:18 +0400
Attack on political grounds - Nino Imedashvili"s husband of "European Georgia" brutally beaten up http://rustavi2.ge/en/news/134993

The attack on political grounds - the husband of the member of "European Georgia" Nino Imedashvili"s was beaten by unknown persons.
The confrontation occurred in Tbilisi at the swimming pool of the hotel "Radisson". Before that, the men spoke loudly about how they were with the President and the Prime Minister in Foka. Lasha Bregvadze expressed his critical view on this issue, which was followed by aggression. He was wounded in his head. The surgeon"s intervention was needed.
Later he testified to the police. The attackers were also questioned. The victim says that the attackers used the knife, and the Interior Ministry would mention keys as a weapon. The investigation is carried out under the article of intentional light injuries that the victim disagrees with.

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03-06-2019 07:54 +0400
18 year old wounded in Samegrelo http://rustavi2.ge/en/news/134992

18-year-old youth wounded in Samegrelo The incident occurred during fishing in the village of Mukhuri, Chkhorotsku municipality.
The wounding was preceded with a confrontation among the peers. Vakhtang Gakharia has received 11 wounds. He underwent emergency surgery at the Zugdidi referral hospital.
According to doctors, he is still on artificial respiratory apparatus and his condition is very difficult. The accused was detained by police. Expertise is designated.

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03-06-2019 07:50 +0400
Corruption Scandal in Adjara - Former Mayor of Batumi and Head of Property Service are charged http://rustavi2.ge/en/news/134833


A Corruption Scandal in Adjara - Giorgi Ermakov, the Former Mayor of Batumi and Goga Lomidz, the Head of Batumi Property Service are charged.

They are charged under two articles - misappropriation of budgetary funds and abuse of power. The change envisages from 7 to 11 years of imprisonment. None of them pleads guilty.

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31-05-2019 13:10 +0400
Corruption scandal - former and current high-ranking officials detained in Adjara do not plead guilty http://rustavi2.ge/en/news/134811

Acting and former high-ranking officials detained on a scandal related to corruption do not plead guilty. All seven detainees will be officially charged today.

Investigation charges the former Mayor of Batumi Giorgi Ermakov, Vice Mayor of Batumi, Deputy ministers of Finance and Education and three high ranking officials of the City Hall.

The case concerns the tender, announced in 2015.

According to the investigation, the former and current high-ranking officials arranged a victory of the Azerbaijani company on the bases of false documents and paid them four million.

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31-05-2019 11:53 +0400
Scandal in Adjara - Former Mayor of Batumi and 6 Detained Officials to be Charged Today http://rustavi2.ge/en/news/134793

Scandal in Adjara -seven detained persons involved in the corruption scandal in Adjara will be officially charged today. The investigation accuses the former mayor of Batumi Giorgi Ermakov, vice mayor of Batumi, two deputy ministers of finance and education and 3 senior officials of the City Hall of rigging the procurement tender for social housing in favor of a single company – “Convert Georgia” – which did not meet the legal and financial requirements.
The detainees do not recognize the accusation.
"He is illegally detained, he has not committed any crime. In this regard, we will submit relevant evidence to the relevant authorities. We do not know the case materials, we will get the case materials and subsequently when we find out all the evidence we can give the answer, "said Jemal Kiknadze, lawyer of the former mayor of Batumi Giorgi Ermakov.
Archil Vanadze and Bagrat Khalvashi"s lawyer says that the tender conditions have not been violated. According to Human Rights Defender, detainees had no reason to doubt the company during the tender.
"There were no tender conditions for any particular company, it just turned out to be the only company that participated in the tender was of Azerbaijani origin, "said Ramin Papidze, lawyer of Archil Vanadze and Bagrat Khalvashi.

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31-05-2019 07:53 +0400
Large -scale scandal in Adjara - former mayor of Batumi and 6 high-ranking officials have been detained http://rustavi2.ge/en/news/134781


Scandal in Adjara - former Batumi Mayor Giorgi Ermakov and six high ranking officials of the "Georgian Dream" government are arrested. The case concerns the tender for the "cheap house" social project of 2015. According to the investigation, former mayor and senior officials of the City Hall have spent four million lari on the basis of the submission of fake documents by Azeri company "Convert Georgia".
Giorgi Ermakov is accused of illegal misappropriation of millions of lari and abuse of power. According to the Prosecutor"s Office, in addition to the mayor, vice mayor, Adjara economics and education ministers and high officials of the City Hall participated in the appropriation scheme of budget funds.
According to the case materials, high officials know that "Convert Georgia" has presented a fake bank guarantee from one of the British companies. In spite of this, the City Hall transferred millions of GEL to the company as an advance. The tender winner company did not fulfill obligations and left socially vulnerable people without apartments. Seven senior officials have been detained in the working rooms, but according to the "Curieri" information, despite the numerous evidence, former mayor Giorgi Ermakov and other detainees have not pleaded guilty.
Courier prepared a reportage a year ago about embezzlement of state funds. The then mayor of Batumi categorically denied the allegations and explained the victory of the company "Convert Georgia" with a questionable reputation by compliance with requirements.
The opposition has been talking about a corrupt deal in the social project "Cheap House" and unhealthy interest of high-ranking officials for several years.
"Convert Georgia" is involved not only in the "Cheap House" project in Batumi. The company with a suspicious reputation has won a tender worth of one million lari. In 2014, the Department of Veterans Affairs ordered the construction and renovation of a new office, for a total cost more than two million lari part of the amount was given in advance but the company did not fulfill its obligations. Convert Georgia`s founder said in the interviewer with "Courier" a few weeks ago that the former head of the Veterans Affairs Department Irakli Shikhiashvili forced to pay him and there was no money left for the construction.

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30-05-2019 21:20 +0400
Extraordinary Detention - Gia Volsky Responds to Arrests of Former and Current High Officials in Batumi http://rustavi2.ge/en/news/134778

Gia Volsky is calling the detention of former and current high-ranking officials in Batumi a sad fact. A member of the parliamentary majority states that the number of detainees taking into account the special operation may be called extraordinary.
"The high-ranking government officials were not detained by the opposition, the government officials were detained by the government. It"s a sad fact, I know a lot of them, but this does not mean anything if we are dealing with corruption, "-Gia Volsky said.
A special operation was held in Batumi recently. Former and current high-ranking officials of the City Hall are detained. Former mayor of Batumi Giorgi Ermakov is among the detainees. The case concerns abuse of power and embezzlement of a large amount of state property.

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30-05-2019 18:53 +0400
I think it"s a bit delayed - Eka Beselia responds to the detention of high-ranking officials of Batumi City Hall http://rustavi2.ge/en/news/134772

The Prosecutor"s Office has been a bit too late - Eka Beselia has responded to the special operation in Batumi and the detention of former and current high-ranking officials. According to the MP, there has long been talking about the existence of corruption deals in different municipalities and the response was a bit delayed.
"The fact that today is a professional day of the Prosecutor and one of the biggest detentions takes place today may be coincidental. But on the other hand, I do not know the details of the accusation but it is natural that I can not judge a particular accusation but when the current and former officials of such office are detained on corruption charges, this is a very serious case. There have been talks about corruption not only in Adjara but in other municipalities and I think the response was too late, "Eka Beselia said.
A special operation was held in Batumi recently. Former and current high-ranking officials of the City Hall are detained. The former mayor of Batumi Giorgi Ermakov is among the detainees. The case concerns the abuse of power and embezzlement of a large amount of state property.

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30-05-2019 18:30 +0400
"This means that we are fighting against corruption" - the "Dream" MP responds to a special operation in Batumi http://rustavi2.ge/en/news/134770

The parliamentary majority responds to the detention of the former and current high-ranking officials of Batumi, which the prosecutor"s office is charging with abuse of power and embezzlement of a large number of public property.
"Georgian Dream," MP Ilia Nakashidze says that the special operation in Batumi confirms that the government is ruthless in the fight against corruption.
"This means that we are fighting against corruption, that is today and will be in the future. I want to tell you that corruption is one of the worst destructive power, "said Ilia Nakashidze.
A special operation was held in Batumi recently. The former mayor of Batumi Giorgi Ermakov is among the detainees.

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30-05-2019 18:16 +0400
Seven detained - former and current high-ranking officials of Batumi City Hall detained http://rustavi2.ge/en/news/134763

Large-scale detentions in the Batumi City Hall - the detainees are acting and former high-ranking officials

. The statement was made in Batumi Prosecutor"s Office several minutes ago.Former mayor of Batumi Giorgi Ermakov, Minister of Education and Science- Bagrat Manvelidze, Deputy Ministers of Finance and Economy, Tengiz Petrisze, the Vice Mayor , Head of Service of Management detained.

They are accused of embezzlement of state property and abuse of power.

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30-05-2019 17:11 +0400
Batumi Vice-Mayor and Acting Education Minister detained http://rustavi2.ge/en/news/134761

Law enforcers detained Batumi Vice-Mayor Tengiz Petridze and Acting Minister of Education of Ajara Bagrat Manvelidze.

According to Rustavi 2, law enforcers have detained them in their offices. According to the preliminary information, the reason is dispose of finances.

The statement will be made at the Special Prosecutor"s Office at the Chief Prosecutor"s Office of Adjara. The briefing is appointed at 17:00.

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30-05-2019 16:33 +0400
Beating, pressure, threat of rape - Police officer charged withviolence against juvenile is charged http://rustavi2.ge/en/news/134662

A police officer detained on charges of child abuse was officially charged.
The court is likely to discuss the case of Konstantine Kochishvili"s prevention measure today. At this stage he remains in Rustavi preliminary detention isolator.

An accused policeman does not plead guilty.

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29-05-2019 16:22 +0400
Beating and threatening with rape - a police officer was detained on the fact of torture of juvenile http://rustavi2.ge/en/news/134543


A juvenile, who accuses law enforcer officers of beating and sexually assaulting, identified another policeman today.

He was detained immediately after being identified in the Kvemo Kartli Regional Prosecutor"s Office.

The teenager claims that Konstantine Kochishvili is one of the law enforcers who physically assaulted him and broke his hand.

According to the lawyer of the juvenile, the teenager identified three other law enforcers several days ago, besides the detained policeman.

The incident took place in Bolnisi. According to the juvenile, he was arrested under the article on theft and was tortured and threatened with rape by police.

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28-05-2019 15:38 +0400
Patriarch"s charity fund robbed http://rustavi2.ge/en/news/134437

The target of criminals was the patriarch"s charitable foundation.

The office, located on Rustaveli Avenue was robbed. At this moment criminals and police are working on the spot.

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27-05-2019 15:03 +0400
MIA detained a citizen of Turkey for illegally purchasing and selling drugs http://rustavi2.ge/en/news/134272


The officers of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, as a result of operative-investigative activities, detained a citizen of the Republic of Turkey, born in 1970, charged with illegal purchase and keeping of drugs in large quantities
The Ministry of Internal Affairs reports that the law enforcers seized 200 pills "Suboxin" during the personal search of the detainee.
Investigation is underway on the fact of illegal purchase and keeping of drugs, which envisages from 8 to 20 years of imprisonment or life imprisonment.

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25-05-2019 10:52 +0400
A sexual relationship with a minor mother, accused of killing her son - Father of the deceased child may be detained http://rustavi2.ge/en/news/134218


An Investigation has begun on the fact of sexual intercourse with a juvenile mother who is accused of killing her son. Londa Toloraia, the director of the Human Rights Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, says that the issue of the victim"s father"s legal responsibility may raise.

Toloraia explains that the girl who was arrested for murdering the child was pregnant at the age of 15.

Sexual relation with her was a crime and punishable under Article 140 of the Criminal Code. The crime envisages from 7 to 9 years of imprisonment.

The tragedy occurred in Aghayan some days ago. A 7-month-old child was found dead in his own bed. Law enforcers arrested a minor mother for murdering her son.

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24-05-2019 14:10 +0400
Attack on "Courier" crew - Edisher Mushkudiani and Bakur Chikhladze are physically assaulted http://rustavi2.ge/en/news/134150

The attack on the crew of " Courier". The crew has been physically assaulted in Tskaltubo. More than five people attacked Edisher Mushkudiani and Bakur Chikhladze. The case happened when the "Courier" journalists were performing their professional duties.

The crew visited a family of the girl, who is charged with the murder of a 7-month-old child in Tskhakltubo. Relatives and neighbours of the detainee refused to comment, but after Edisher Mushkudiani and Bakur Chikhladze were going to get into the cat, they were attacked and physically abused.

Edisher Mushkudiani and Bakur Chikhladze have been transferred to the "Evex" clinic in Kutaisi. Edisher Mushkudian has multiple fractures. Doctors decided to transport him to Tbilisi.

The "Courier" cameraman was able to shoot the video footage of the attack.

The footage has already been sent to the Ministry of Internal Affairs as evidence.

According to the Ministry of Internal Affairs, one person has been detained.

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23-05-2019 16:58 +0400
Supermarket " Two Steps" robbed and burned in Gldani http://rustavi2.ge/en/news/134128


A supermarket " Two Steps" was robbed last night in Gldani.
The incident took place late at night. Apparently, criminals stole products from the store.

At the same time, a fire broke out in the same buildings. remains unknown whether the fire is linked to the robbery.

Expert-criminalists work on the site.

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23-05-2019 13:13 +0400
Beating, Torture, Rape Threat - Victim Teenager Identified by Violent Police Officers http://rustavi2.ge/en/news/134066

The victim of violence has identified those police officers, who abused him.

The juvenile who blames the police for physical assault and threat of sexual assault has been brought to the Kvemo Kartli regional police to identify the perpetrators.

The incident happened about two months ago in Bolnisi police when the juvenile was arrested for theft.

The teenager says that the law enforcers demanded to name his accomplices, and brutally beat him.

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22-05-2019 17:16 +0400
New details of the case, who was suffocated by her mother - minor girl allegedly escaped with the boy http://rustavi2.ge/en/news/134056


A brutal murder in Aghaian - a minor mother allegedly suffocated her son and run with gold and money.

A father found the murdered child. The minor mother was detained in Tbilisi, one of the hotels. According to the Ministry of Internal Affairs, the mother pleads guilty. According to family relatives, the minor says that she murdered her son due to revenge.

Family members find it difficult to talk about the cause. They say that they thought it was an accident. One of the relatives says that there was a conflict in the family.

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22-05-2019 15:03 +0400
Person who shot in front of the polling station in Zugdidi is free -opposition demands rectification of the article http://rustavi2.ge/en/news/133998


The opposition responds to the release of a detainee in Zugdidi, who shot in front of the polling station.
As it is known, after the expertise found that Irakli Changelia did not shoot from a firearm, he left the preliminary detention isolator.

According to Khatia Dekanoidze, in this case, the article should be rectified because this is a fact of psychological pressure on the opposition observer.

"The most important thing is that these people acted to threaten this woman because Zoia gained very important evidence about violations and was an observer from the United Opposition," Khatia Dekanoidze said.

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21-05-2019 18:11 +0400
Another bloody confrontation between the pupils of the 51st school - the twelfth graders confronted each other http://rustavi2.ge/en/news/133882

A fight between teenagers - A confrontation took place in the 51 public schools, where the confrontation between juveniles a year ago ended with the murder of two teenagers. 12th grader students confronted each other. The incident took place in the schoolyard about an hour ago.

Nor the bailiff, neither the Ministry of Education know what has become the reason for the confrontation among the classmates. The director of the school does not answer phone calls as well.
The locals say that neighbours involved in the process and stopped the teenagers. Reportedly similar facts often occur between pupils of the school # 51.

"Happened what usually happens in this damn school. Every day the same. It is impossible. Where was police? They came just now,"- says one of the witnesses.

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20-05-2019 14:30 +0400
A 15-year-old boy wounded in Gurjaani http://rustavi2.ge/en/news/133867


A juvenile was wounded in Gurjaani. The 15-year-old boy has been injured in the abdominal area with a cold weapon.

He went to the hospital himself and told doctors that he had fallen down. He underwent surgery.

MIA informs that investigative activities are underway to detain the offender.

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20-05-2019 11:38 +0400
100 million stolen from 41 thousand bank accounts - the group was led by Georgian citizens http://rustavi2.ge/en/news/133526

Worldwide scandal and the most resonant recent cybercrime - "Courier" has gained a ruling of the court of United States. According to the case materials, which has not been announced yet, it is clear that two Georgian citizens and their accomplices have stolen 100 million dollars from 41,000 bank accounts worldwide.

"Courier" has identified the names of group leaders - Aleksandre Konovalov and Marat Kazandjyan. The crew of " Courier" was in the house of Konovalov in Varketili.

According to his neighbors, they saw him a few days ago.

Georgia"s Prosecutor"s Office tries to keep in secret, but "Courier" has already found out that Aleksandre Konovalov and his friend Marad Kazandjian are involved in the scandal, both live in Tbilisi .

According to the case material, the citizen of Georgia, Alexander Konovalov, was the leader of the group. He was known under the name " NONE-1" . According to the investigation, he and his accomplices were using the virus, GozNym, to get into computers, steal data and then withdraw money from bank accounts.

Another member of the group, Marat Kazadjyan, has double citizenship - He is a citizen of Georgia and Kazakhstan.

For the last few weeks, all leading banks of Georgia warn their clients to be cautious. It is unknown if it is linked with cybercrime.

In the American court documents, one of the Georgian banks "VTB" is mentioned, from which tens of thousands of dollars were stolen.

Among the detainees are citizens of Georgia, Bulgaria, Moldova and Ukraine. Investigation is still looking for 5 members of the criminal group. They are Russian citizens.

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16-05-2019 21:09 +0400
More than 100 million stolen from 40,000 people - criminals were detained in Georgia http://rustavi2.ge/en/news/133510


More than 100 million stolen from accounts of 40,000 people. Georgian citizens are among victims as well.

Those persons who created a computer virus and withdrew a large amount from bank accounts were detained in Georgia.

The investigation found that the group in Georgia was able to access thousands of bank cards through the virus and they were able to withdraw money.


According to "Courier", there are banks among the victims.

Investigative activities in United States and European countries, including Georgia continued for two years.

Reportedly the organized group members of the cybercrime group were in Georgia.

According to the statement released by the Prosecutor"s Office ,two hackers were detained in Georgia. The court sentenced them to preliminary detention.

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16-05-2019 17:59 +0400
Attack on Sandra Roelofs - Melor Mikva questioned in Zugdidi Police Department http://rustavi2.ge/en/news/133505


A participant of an attack on Sandra Roelofs, the Mayoral candidate of United Opposition is being questioned at the Zugdidi Police Department. Melon Mikva is being interrogated by investigators.

He is one of those who participated in the assault on Sandra Roelofs and her supporters.

As it is known, Mikava is from Tsalenjikha. Locals say that he was an employee of the law enforcement agency but they do not know if he works there till now.

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16-05-2019 17:30 +0400
Georgian citizen was killed in Greece - 29 years old woman had injured in the throat http://rustavi2.ge/en/news/133439


A Georgian citizen was killed in Greece. A 29-year-old woman is dead. Her body was found in the town of Kalitea in her own bedroom after a few days of searching .
According to Greek media, the woman has a trace of violence.She has injuries in the throat. Whether the police has a suspect - the details of the investigation are unknown at this stage. The Georgian consulate in Greece is informed about the incident. After the investigation is completed, the young woman"s body will be brought to Georgia. The woman had two young children.

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16-05-2019 08:12 +0400
Gala Kvaratskhelia, one of the participants of the attack on Sandra Roelofs is detained http://rustavi2.ge/en/news/133299

Gela Kvaratskhelia, who participated in the attack on Sandra Roelofs and her staff members in Zugdidi is detained. He was taken to Zugdidi police several minutes ago.

Kvaratskhelia denies the connection with the "Georgian Dream" and says he attacked the mayoral candidate due to Zviad Gamsakhurdia.

Sandra Roelofs, the Zugdidi mayoral candidate of United Opposition was attacked by Georgian Dream"s provocateurs today.

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14-05-2019 16:46 +0400
Attack on Sandra Roelofs and TV "Odishi" crew - MIA launched investigation http://rustavi2.ge/en/news/133265

Attack on Sandra Roelofs - The Ministry of Internal Affairs launched an investigation. According to the agency, the criminal case was launched under Article 126 which implies violence.

MIA states that investigative actions are ongoing.

Sandra Roelofs has been verbally abused by "Georgian Dream" provocateurs. The incident took place in the Yard of Dadiani Palace. TV company "Odishi" was preparing an interview.

The mayoral candidate was verbally insulted and the crew was insulted physically .

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14-05-2019 12:54 +0400
MIA has not made a mistake,- Mzvrishvili makes explanations on the murder case in Kandaura http://rustavi2.ge/en/news/133240

"The Ministry of Internal Affairs, of course, has not made a mistake, it is a very natural process," Natia Mezvrishvili, the Deputy Minister of Internal Affairs, said in connection with the investigation into the murders in Kandaura.
Natia Mezvrishvili says that the investigative agency has arrested an 85-year-old man on the basis of primary information. According to her, after examining the results of the expertise, some question marks emerged about the weapon.
"The first one who was arrested and who was accused based on the evidence that we have collected and gathered, 4 people are dead and naturally the interest of the public was high so we provided immediate information. Also, we have disseminated further information that there were some question marks about other weapons that were used , because the expertise conclusions revealed additional circumstances . The persons who are detained at this stage are detained on the basis of relevant evidence, "said Natia Mezvrishvili.
Two people are detained after the murder of four people in the village of Kandaura - an 85-year-old man who is suspected of killing his daughter and two relatives and a spouse. Besides, Omar Gamkrelidze"s grandson is also arrested. The young man has been accused of carrying firearms and ammunition.The son of a 85-year-old man who is wanted for the murder case in Kandaura, is a former Special Forces officer.

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14-05-2019 09:38 +0400
MIA has not made a mistake, it is a very natural process - Natia Mezvrishvili speaks about investigation of murder in Kandaura http://rustavi2.ge/en/news/133214

"The Ministry of Internal Affairs, of course, has not made a mistake, it is a very natural process," Natia Mezvrishvili, the Deputy Minister of Internal Affairs, said in connection with the investigation into the murders in Kandaura.
Natia Mezvrishvili says that the investigative agency has arrested an 85-year-old man on the basis of primary information. According to her, after examining the results of the expertise, some question marks emerged about the weapon.
"The first one who was arrested and who was accused based on the evidence that we have collected and gathered, 4 people are dead and naturally the interest of the public was high so we provided immediate information. Also, we have disseminated further information that there were some question marks about other weapons that were used , because the expertise conclusions revealed additional circumstances . The persons who are detained at this stage are detained on the basis of relevant evidence, "said Natia Mezvrishvili.
Two people are detained after the murder of four people in the village of Kandaura - an 85-year-old man who is suspected of killing his daughter and two relatives and a spouse. Besides, Omar Gamkrelidze"s grandson is also arrested. The young man has been accused of carrying firearms and ammunition.The son of a 85-year-old man who is wanted for the murder case in Kandaura, is a former Special Forces officer.

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13-05-2019 18:39 +0400
Murder of a 60-year-old woman in Khashuri -family conflict named as one of the reasons http://rustavi2.ge/en/news/132957


A 60-year- old woman has been murdered in Khashuri . She was found dead in her apartment. The woman was wounded in the throat.
Neighbors say one of the versions of is a family conflict.According to them, the often heard noise from the house. The locals say that the woman lived with her daughter-in-law and another man. This man allegedly committed the crime. According to the neighbors, the law enforcers have already arrested him. The locals do not rule out that the man was drunk during the crime.Investigation is ongoing under the article of premeditated murder.

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10-05-2019 07:40 +0400
There is no place in the isolators - Roena Khutsurauli is in the queue http://rustavi2.ge/en/news/132835

Roena Khutsurauli can not be transferred to the preliminary detention isolator. Reportedly there is no place in the isolators. The detainee is still in the car of the Ministry of Internal Affairs.

Presumably, another woman in her car .

Roena Khutsurauli was detained in her own house for promoting prostitution .

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08-05-2019 16:16 +0400
76-year-old woman wounded by her husband in the village of Khandaura died http://rustavi2.ge/en/news/132698

Elsa Gamkrelidze, a 76-year-old woman was wounded by her husband, 85 in the village of Kandaura. The victim had wounds in head. She was first taken to Sagarejo Hospital. Due to the gravity of the situation, she was later transported to Tbilisi .

85-year-old Omar Gamkrelidze killed his son, daughter-in-law and two neighbors with gun and wounded his wife.

The man was arrested by law enforcers.

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07-05-2019 13:30 +0400
Selling drugs online - mother, father and two children are detained http://rustavi2.ge/en/news/132681

The police revealed another scheme of drug dealing with the Internet. According to the MIA, seven persons are detained, four of them are family members: mother, father and two sons.

All seven defendants were sentenced to imprisonment. They will face 8 to 20 years t or life imprisonment.

During the search of the detainees" houses, various drugs were seized, which were packed as more than 2000 rolls.A large amount of money was seized as well.

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07-05-2019 11:06 +0400
Writers" house was robbed - belongings of Davit Sarajishvili are lost http://rustavi2.ge/en/news/132675

The writers" house was robbed - belongings of Davit Saradjishvili, including the casket and several vases.
Employees learned about the loss after they started preparing for the opening of Sarajishvili Memorial Museum.
According to the director of the writers" home, the building was protected by the State Security Service for a long time, but they could not pay service fee after the increase of the service fee price and addressed the private agency.
According to the director, allegedly the perpetrator is a guilty security employee.
The information was provided to the investigative agency, but the culprit has not yet been arrested. The case occurred about a year ago. The Ministry of Internal Affairs says that the investigation is in progress.
"It turned out that this was our own security guard, whom we all know, we know his name, surname, personal number, but we can not find him," says Nata Lomauri, director of the Writers" House.

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07-05-2019 09:51 +0400
A young man wounded in Telavi http://rustavi2.ge/en/news/132621

A 25-year-old man was wounded in Telavi. According to eyewitnesses, it was a result of the confrontation. The victim is transported to the Telavi Referral Hospital.

According to doctors, the young man has a wound in his abdomen and his health condition is stable. Investigative activities are ongoing.

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06-05-2019 15:29 +0400
Communal Service of City Hall robbed In Tkibuli http://rustavi2.ge/en/news/132585

the City Hall"s communal service is robbed.

The incident took place late last night.
According to the current information, the car and warehouse owned by the agency are robbed.

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06-05-2019 11:50 +0400
Murder in Ikalto - neighbour killed 44-year-old man at a gas station http://rustavi2.ge/en/news/132514


The murder in Telavi municipality - 44 year old Gela Germanashvili was shot dead in the village of Ikalto .
Germanishvili was working at a petrol station, when his fellow villager and neighbor approached him with a gun and s.What hot him. What has become the reason for mutual opposition is unknown at this time.
The man died when taken to Telavi Referral Hospital.
Expert-criminalists work on the scene and investigative actions are ongoing.
According to the MIA, the offender has been established and investigative activities are ongoing.Investigation into the incident started under the article on premeditated murder.

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04-05-2019 22:55 +0400
10-year-old boy beaten by his grandmother was taken to Telavi hospital http://rustavi2.ge/en/news/132477

A fifth grade pupil was physically assaulted in the Telavi municipality. The injured boy was taken by the ambulance brigade to Telavi referral hospital, where he underwent treatment.
According to the school principal, the injured had various injuries and bruises on the face.
One of the reasons for beating was the fact that he was sitting at computer.The Kakheti social service is involved .The juveniles" parents are not in Georgia and the 10-year-old boy lived with his grandmother.According to the MIA. Investigation into the case is under way.

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04-05-2019 14:32 +0400
In Gori, the hardware store is robbed - computers and mobile phones are taken away http://rustavi2.ge/en/news/132468

In Gori, a hardware store was robbed. According to the preliminary information, the computer and two mobile phones have been taken away. The incident happened in the suburbs of the city last night.
The owner of the shop does not want to talk to the media about the robbery.According to the current information, the employee who opened the store earlier this morning noticed that the lock was damaged. After entering the shop, the employee found out that the items were stolen.

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04-05-2019 12:42 +0400
He shot my niece, my brother"s wife, then his son and his daughter-in-law - Locals in Khandauri recall details of the brutal murder http://rustavi2.ge/en/news/132415

A brutal murder in the village Khandauri - a motive of murder, committed by a 85-year-old is not known yet. According to family relatives, they do not know why the man killed his son, daughter-in-law and two neighbors, and wounded his wife .

Neighbors say that the accused had previously planned the murder. He asked neighbors to help him, because his wife was ill.


After the neighbors came to help, 85-year-old man opened fire . Then he shot his son and finally killed his daughter-in-law.


According to locals, 85-year-old man"s wife has injuries in her head and her health condition is extremely difficult at this stage.

According to available information, the 85-year-old man used two weapons .

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03-05-2019 15:06 +0400
In Kandaura village the man killed his son, daughter-in-law and two neighbors http://rustavi2.ge/en/news/132379

A 85-year-old man in the village of Kandaura in Sagarejo municipality killed his son, daughter-in-law and two neighboring with a firearm. His wife is also wounded.
The incident has taken place in the village this morning. According to locals, the murder is related to family conflicts.What is the exact cause of the murder, will be determined by the investigation . The man was detained by the staff of the Special Task Force on the spot.

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03-05-2019 10:28 +0400
Shooting in Nutsubidze street - 40 year- old man was found wounded in his apartment http://rustavi2.ge/en/news/132242

Shooting in Nutsubidze Street - Rescuers have found a 40-year-old man wounded in his apartment. The unconscious man was taken to the hospital.
According to the current information, he was alone at home.His wife suggested that the man wounded himself while cleaning firearm. The suicide version is also considered.Investigation into the incident began with the Article 115 of the Criminal Code of Georgia, which implies bringing to the suicide.

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01-05-2019 18:51 +0400
Father killed son in the village of Chamakhi http://rustavi2.ge/en/news/132026

Murder in Gurjaani municipality - father killed his son in a village of Chumlakhi with a cold weapon.

A 40-year-old man has a deadly wound in the chest area. He has died on the spot. According to locals, the murder is related to family conflicts.

A 69-year-old man is detained. He is accused of premeditated murder. The offence envisages between 7 and 15 years of imprisonment.

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29-04-2019 10:01 +0400
Suslyak, who is accused of trafficking, claims that here eleventh child drowned in the bathroom http://rustavi2.ge/en/news/131908

Yulia Suslyak, who is accused of trafficking, claims that her eleventh child drowned in the bathroom in Russia. According to the data verification, Julia Suslyak crossed the Ukraine-Russia border with 11 children. 10 children were brought to Georgia from Russia on April 8.
Georgian law enforcers consider this circumstance suspicious and are searching for the disappeared child with the interpol.
The Georgian law enforcers learned t about the alleged offender in children"s trade on April 21 when the children were taken to Kutaisi hospital with acute intoxication.The doctors contacted the police because after examining the documents the fact that several babies were born in one and the same year looked suspicious . After the arrest of Julia Suslyak, the children were taken to the shelter by social workers.

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26-04-2019 19:57 +0400
Ukrainian woman was going to meet her husband with ten children on Enguri bridge - attorney claims that all ten are her children http://rustavi2.ge/en/news/131884


A lawyer of Yulia Suslyak, the citizen of Ukraine states that all ten children are hers and some of them were born by surrogate mothers.


According to Zurab Todua, her lawyer Yulia Suslyak is from a big family and the couple wanted to continue a tradition.
As the lawyer says, when she could not give birth herself due to a health condition, she found surrogate mothers.

The lawyer says that Suslyak"s husband had a business in Ukraine till he faced problems, caused by the government. As Suslyak"s husband was persecuted, he asked for the Russian government to give him shelter, but received a refusal.

After that, he moved to occupied Abkhazia. According to the lawyer, his wife with her ten children was going to meet him on Enguri Bridge and move to occupied Abkhazia as well.

As the lawyer says, the detained woman explains that she did not go directly from Moscow to Abkhazia just because she did not want to violate the law of Georgia on the occupation.

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26-04-2019 13:30 +0400
Trafficking charges - Ukrainian woman is in preliminary detention isolator http://rustavi2.ge/en/news/131870


A Ukrainian citizen, who had arrived in Georgia with 10 children, was detained on charges of trafficking - the attorney of the detainee confirms the information.

The woman is in preliminary detention isolator in Tbilisi. Her attorney states that that the law enforcers arrested her in Kutaisi late last night.

Zurab Todua says that the detainee was going to Tbilisi and had rented a flat in Tskneti.
As " Courier" reports, two out of ten remain in hospital.

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26-04-2019 11:09 +0400
15-year-old boy was arrested for robbery in Gori http://rustavi2.ge/en/news/131841

The 15-year-old boy was arrested for robbery. In Gori, the teenager tried to seize money from a girl threatening her with scissors.
The girl started shouting, the attacker got frightened and ran away. One more crime story was followed by panic in Gori. After a 24-hour search, law enforcers arrested a juvenile boy convicted of crimes, confessing the crime and saying that he needed money and therefore decided to rob the girl.
Residents of the residential building where the attempted robbery took place are frightened. They say that going out and taking children in the yard is no longer safe.
People in Gori say that the reason for increased crime is a severe social background and people who are starving are ready to commit crime.Over the past month, a number of cases of robbery have been reported in Gori district. Five cars were broken in the auto repair center, a car was stolen in the center of Gori, shop "Libre" was robbed and money was taken - investigations into this case is still underway.

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25-04-2019 21:32 +0400
Robbery in Batumi http://rustavi2.ge/en/news/131784


Robbery in Batumi - A shop of mobile phones was robbed on Baratashvili street last night. The culprits took mobile phones worth 20 thousand GEL.

According to the owner of the store, three cameras recorded the criminals. Reportedly all of them are juveniles.

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25-04-2019 12:45 +0400
Two people were injured as a result of collision of a motorcycle and a car in Tbilisi http://rustavi2.ge/en/news/131760


Two people were injured as a result of a car accident at Gabriel Salosi Avenue in Tbilisi late last night. A motorcycle and a car crashed into each other. The injured were transferred to the hospital by emergency brigade. The condition of a motorcycle driver is relatively difficult, he has multiple fractures .

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25-04-2019 08:14 +0400
"The fight occurred between the citizen and the police," - 4 people detained at Metro station Delisi http://rustavi2.ge/en/news/131759

Four people were detained by law enforcers late last night in the center of Tbilisi.
The incident happened on Vazha Pshavela Avenue, at Metro Station Delisi. According to eyewitnesses, the incident was preceded by confrontation between drunk young men and policemen, but the Ministry of Internal Affairs does not confirm confrontation between the citizens and the law enforcers. According to the agency, men under alcohol influence were detained by administrative law.The video footage shows that about 10 police crews were mobilized late last night.

"The fight occurred between the citizen and the police," - says one of the witnesses

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25-04-2019 07:58 +0400