24 January 2022,   06:41
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Two employees of penitentiary institution detained in connection with Giorgi Rurua’s case

Two employees of penitentiary institution detained in connection with Giorgi Rurua’s case. In particular, the General Inspectorate of the Ministry of Justice arrested a chief inspector of the Security Department of Penitentiary Institution No 8 and a chief inspector of the Legal Regime Department on charges of negligence in connection with the case of the group beating of Giorgi Rurua.


“An investigation launched by the Eastern Investigation Division of the General Inspectorate on 16 November 2020 revealed that the said persons had performed their duties improperly due to their negligent attitude, which resulted in the abuse of convict G.R.


The detainees face a fine, house arrest from 6 months to 2 years, or prison term of 3 years, if convicted”, - reads the statement of the Ministry of Justice.

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