Law enforcers detain so-called ‘thief-in-law’ in Tbilisi
Publish Time: 2017-09-02 14:24:00
The so-called ‘thief-in-law,’ a person born in 1952 and previously convicted, was arrested at Tbilisi International Airport by law-enforcers. The person was deported from Russia and had lived in Ukraine and Russia for the last several years. Investigation is ongoing.
One person detained on drug charge
Publish Time: 2017-08-18 10:32:00
Officers of Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti Police Department of Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA) detained one person aged 23 on charge of illegal buying and keeping of drugs. The detention operation was carried out in Batumi city of Adjara region. The person was found with 769 pills of Suboxin drugs upon the body search. The person admits guiltiness.
Young man killed at Mtatsminda
Publish Time: 2017-08-16 18:01:00
A young man has been killed at Mtatsminda district of Tbilisi. A pedestrian was shot by a person riding a motorbike, as reporter of First Channel says. Law-enforcers are working at the crime scene. A criminal case is opened into the fact.
Wanted person for attempt of murder detained during special operation
Publish Time: 2017-08-16 16:51:00
A wanted person for an attempted murder committed in 2013 was detained during a special operation carried out in Tsinubani village, in the vicinity of Lilo settlement of Tbilisi. According to Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA), the person was armed while detention.
Special operation in Ponichala
Update Time: 2017-08-16 16:05:00
Georgian law-enforcers are carrying out yet another special operation in Ponichala settlement of Tbilisi. One person is detained on drug charge.
One arrested for drug trafficking in special operation
Publish Time: 2017-08-15 15:42:00
One person has been detained on the charge of drug trafficking as a result of special operation near Carrefour trade center at the entrance of Tbilisi. Police officers are still searching two cars.There were three minors together with their mother in one of the stopped cars, but the children were taken away from the area a few minutes ago.The area of special operation is blocked. The Ministry of Internal Affairs confirmed the arrest of one person. No additional comment has yet been made on the special operation.
One person detained on drug crime in Rustavi
Publish Time: 2017-08-15 10:47:00
One person was detained on drug charge in Rustavi town of Kvemo Karli region. So-called Bio drugs were confiscated upon search of the detainee’s body and living house. Investigation is opened into the case.
Ukrainian citizen detained on drug charge
Publish Time: 2017-08-04 10:09:00
Georgian law enforcers detained a citizen of Ukraine on charge of illegal buying and keeping of drugs in Batumi city of Adjara region. The 360 pills containing Buprenorphin were confiscated upon body search of the man. Investigation into the case is ongoing.
Group of drug dealers arrested in Turkey, one member is Georgian
Publish Time: 2017-06-21 13:31:00
Turkish police have detained a group of drug dealers in the town of Edirne. As reported, one member of the group is a citizen of Georgia. As police have reported, there are all 6 members in the group including citizens of Syria, Iran and Bulgaria.Within the framework of the special operation, a police officer contacted with the group as if he wanted to buy drugs and seized 10 grams of heroin as evidence.
One person detained on charge of illegal crossing of border
Publish Time: 2017-06-21 10:27:00
Officers of Border Police of Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA) detained one person on charge of having attempted to cross the state border illegally.The detained person tried to enter Georgia from the territory of Azerbaijan through by-passing a border checkpoint. Investigation is ongoing into the fact.
Mother and daughter killed in Kareli district
Publish Time: 2017-06-13 10:00:00
Mother and daughter, women aged 62 and 31 were killed in Takhtisdziri village, Kareli district of Shida Kartli region. Neighbors found the women in their house dead. Officers of Criminal Police are working at the crime scene.
Georgian athletes allegedly among the criminal gang members arrested in New York
Publish Time: 2017-06-08 12:59:00
Georgian sportsmen Avtandil Khurtsidze and Levan Makashvili are among the members of criminal gang arrested in New York recently. The Georgian Boxing Federation has information that both athletes are training in Brooklyn, although they cannot connect to them and the information about detention cannot be verified for the time being.Georgian members of criminal gang arrested in New York. About 15 people were detained, including several so called ‘Thieves-in-law’, - the US Department of Justice reports in that regard.The members of the Russian-Georgian gang are accused of illegally extorting money, illegal drug trafficking, murder and possessing illegal firearms.According to New York police, the gang operated on the territory of US from New York to Las Vegas.
Georgian Interior Ministry solves drug case
Publish Time: 2017-05-24 10:32:00
Officers of Central Criminal Police Department as a result of operative-searching and investigative activities detained two Russian citizens: Dimitri U. (DoB 1980) and Vitali L. (DoB1974) for illegal purchase, keeping and selling of drugs in especially large quantities, Georgia’s Interior Ministry reports. Investigation established that detainees sold various types of drugs through internet. They received order through the internet and distributed drugs in various districts of Tbilisi.During the personal search of the detainee law enforcers seized 333,15gr. of psychotropic substance – the so called “Bio”, amphetamine, 177 pills containing MDMA drug. During the search of the rental apartment and vehicle policemen also seized 1kg anof d 540,25 gr. of psychotropic substance – the so called “Bio”, 887,74gr. of amphetamine powder, 91 pills containing MDMA abd 29 pieces of the same pill.As a result of the investigative activities held within the frames of the investigation, policemen managed to seize 22 packages of the “Bio” drug distributed throughout Tbilisi districts.Both of the detainees have already pleaded guilty. Investigation is in progress on the fact of illegal purchase, keeping and attempted selling of drugs- article 260, parts II and VI, sub-paragraph A and article 19-260 of the Criminal Code of Georgia.
MIA arrests person internationally wanted by Ankara’s Interpol
Publish Time: 2017-05-16 11:09:00
Georgian law enforcers detained a person internationally wanted by Ankara’s Interpol. According to Georgia’s Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA), S.B., born in 1972 was detained by the border-migration control checkpoint ‘Sadakhlo’. The detainee faces charges for the crime envisaged based on 463rd article of Turkey’s Criminal Code. Pre-extradition procedures are underway, MIA reports.
One person detained on fact of taking bribe
Publish Time: 2017-05-16 10:16:00
Officers of Anti-Corruption Agency of State Security Service detained Giorgi Matiashvili, Chief Specialist of Property Management, Economic Development, Planning and Statistics Department of Gurjaani Municipality, Kakheti region, on fact of taking bribe. Investigation determined that the detainee took a bribe from a citizen in the amount of 35 thousand GEL in return to promise to estimate former building of bio-laboratory located in Akhasheni village, auctioning and winning in the auction. Matiashvili took 5 thousand GEL in advance. Further investigation into the case is ongoing.
Café in Bagebi district robbed
Update Time: 2017-04-29 12:06:00
Café “Entrée” located at Cholokashvili Avenue in Bagebi district of Tbilisi was robbed last night. The attacker took 1500 GEL. Reportedly, about 25-year-old person was armed. Officers of Criminal Police were called at the crime scene. Investigation into the case is opened.
Law enforcers reveal criminal scheme involving false passports
Publish Time: 2017-04-28 10:11:00
Georgian Interior Ministry’s General Inspection, State Security Service and Patrol Police Department have revealed the criminal scheme of departure for European countries by false passports. According to Georgia’s Interior Ministry, Turkish citizen Berkant D. was one of the organizers of the scheme who provided Iranian citizens’ departure for Europe in exchange for great sum of money. After receiving the money he and his criminal accomplices made false passports for them, brought them to Georgia and bought air tickets for them by using different passport data (real and false) to Turkey and European countries. Turkish citizen Berkant D. and one Iranian citizen have been detained by Georgia’s Interior Ministry’s General Inspection.
Former husband kills woman in Tbilisi
Publish Time: 2017-04-26 10:05:00
A 40-year-old woman was killed by her former husband in Tbilisi on April 25. The man gagged the woman with an electric wire. The suspect is detained as Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA) reports. Jealousy is named to have served as the motive of the crime. Investigation is ongoing on charge of premeditated murder. Imprisonment is already imposed to the man.
One person detained on charge of swindling
Update Time: 2017-04-11 12:42:00
Officers of Anti-Corruption Agency of State Security Service detained one person on charge of swindling. The person promised a citizen to be employed at the service and asked USD 7000 in return, out of which half of the money was required in advance. Investigation into the case is ongoing.
Drug dealers arrested as result of special operation
Update Time: 2017-04-05 12:23:00
A special operation was carried out by Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA) in Ponichala settlement and Gurjaani town in arrest of drug dealers. Five people were detained on charge of illegal buying, keeping and selling drugs. A total of 13 grams of heroin drugs are confiscated upon search of the detainees’ houses. The charged persons regularly sold drugs as investigation determined.