24 January 2022,   07:28
Draft law on amnesty submitted to the Parliament

The draft law on amnesty was initiated in the Parliament today. Such a statement made Mikheil Sarjveladze, the Chairperson of the Parliamentary Committee on Human Rights and Civil Integration.

The draft law provides for the release of persons who committed certain crimes before December 11, 2020.

According to him, the proposed draft envisages the release of inmates convicted for property damage, theft, forgery, some types of bodily harm, etc. The document would also apply to inmates imprisoned for life and drug-related crimes, except for drug dealing.

The crimes such as murder or domestic violence will not fall under the amnesty.