25 January 2022,   17:28
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Lawyers of Bidzina Esebua are going to appeal the decision of Zugdidi District Court

Lawyers of Bidzina Esebua are going to appeal the decision of Zugdidi District Court. Yesterday, on December 14, the Zugdidi City Court satisfied the prosecution’s motion for pretrial detention of Bidzina Esebua, brother of Zugdidi bank robber Badri Esebua, on charges of illegal purchase, storage, and carrying of firearms, explosives and ammunition.


Police arrested the hostage-taker’s brother on December 12 and seized among others two hand grenades, ammunition, food supplies, clothes, and a sleeping bag from his car.


The charges foresee punishment for a prison term of 4 to 7 years.

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