28 September 2020,   13:36
MIA solved the case of violence committed on the grounds of gender identity intolerance – one person detained

Police detained E.Ch. (DoB 1992) for violence against two or more persons. The committed crime envisages up to 2 years of imprisonment.

Investigation established that detainee verbally and physically assaulted 2 transgender women on the grounds of gender identity intolerance near to Circus building and fled from the place of crime.

As a result of operative and investigative activities E.Ch. was detained several days after the crime took place. Detainee has already pleaded guilty.

Investigation is in progress on the fact of violence committed against two or more persons, crime envisaged under the article 126, I1, sub-paragraph “C” of the Criminal Code of Georgia.