25 October 2020,   09:16
Police officer arrested for accidentally shooting dead woman – the statement of Prosecutor’s Office

As a result of the investigative actions carried out by the Investigation Department of the Tbilisi Prosecutor’s Office and the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia, S.G., an employee of the MIA was detained for manslaughter.

According to the investigation, S.G., who was drunk, fired a gun into the air from the balcony of his apartment. The bullet hit T.A., a resident of a nearby building, which resulted in her death.

Given that the crime might be committed by an employee of the MIA, the criminal case was handed over to the Investigation Department of Tbilisi Prosecutor’s Office for investigation.

The detainee’s house was searched and the crime scene was inspected. The crime weapon was seized from the detainee’s house. Numerous persons were questioned as witnesses.