18 May 2022,   16:37
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Police detained an employee of one of the clubs in Tbilisi on charges of coercion against a foreign tourist

The officers of Old Tbilisi Police Main Division under Tbilisi Police Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, as a result of operative and investigative activities carried out jointly with Tbilisi Prosecutor’s Office, arrested an employee of one of the Tbilisi clubs- E.Ch. (DoB 1980) for coercion.

The investigation established that on January 14 of the current year, an employee of one of the clubs in the central district of Tbilisi - E.H. forced the guest of the same club, a German tourist - M.O. to pay a much larger sum instead of the actual cost of the beer ordered.

As a result of operative and investigative activities carried out within the frames of the ongoing investigation, the police sealed the mentioned club, and later on, an employee of the same facility - E.Ch. was arrested.

The investigation is underway under Article 150 I part of the Criminal Code of Georgia, which stipulates coercion - unlawful restriction of a person"s freedom of action.

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