One person detained on charge of illegal keeping of arms and ammunition
Update Time: 2017-03-22 12:21:00
One person born in 1976 was detained at Paliashvili Street in Tbilisi on charge of illegal buying and keeping of arms and ammunition. A non-registered gun and 15 bullets were confiscated upon search of the detainee’s house. The person admits the guilt.
Child killed in road accident in Tbilisi
Update Time: 2017-03-22 12:05:00
A child has been killed as a result of the road accident at Agmashenebeli Lane in Tbilisi. As for the mother she has been hospitalized. As reports say her health condition is critical. The road accident took place earlier this afternoon. A BMW mark car hit the two when they were crossing the road. Traffic movement is restricted at the accident site.
One person detained on charge of transporting alcoholic beverages without excise stamps
Update Time: 2017-03-21 12:32:00
Officers of Investigation Service of Finance Ministry detained one person on charge of transporting alcoholic beverage without excise stamps by his car. Non-excise products are confiscated. The charge envisages imprisonment from 2 to 4 years.
Family in Gali attacked
Update Time: 2017-03-18 20:14:00
The family of Kvekveskiris living at Lenin Street in Gali region has been attacked. The attackers threw a hand-made bomb into the house. All members of the family were at home during the incident including a child. Brothers were injured. Vengeance is said to have served as the motive of the attack. The attackers are not detained yet.
Two people detained on fact of keeping-transporting tobacco without excise stamps
Update Time: 2017-03-18 12:16:00
Officers of Investigation Service of Finance Ministry detained two people on fact of keeping and transporting tobacco products without excise stamps. Investigation into the case is ongoing.
One person detained on fact of extortion
Update Time: 2017-03-17 12:30:00
One person born in 1974 has been detained on fact of extortion of money and on charge of illegal buying and keeping of arms. Investigation determined that the person was threatening a person born in 1969 and his family members with killing in an attempt to extort USD 200 thousand.
Illegal weapons and ammunition confiscated in Mestia
Update Time: 2017-03-11 12:14:00
Illegal weapons and ammunition were confiscated in Mestia, Svaneti region of Georgia. One person is detained. The person admits the guilt. Investigation into the case is opened.
Three persons detained for extortion
Update Time: 2017-03-10 12:45:00
The officers of the Central Criminal Police Department as a result of the operative-searching and investigative activities detained three persons convicted in past: G.G.(born in 1989) B.D. (born in 1981) G.O. (born in 1973) for extorting property, the Georgian Interior Ministry reported. Investigation established that detained verbally and physically assaulted a citizen and demanded 23600 USD as a result of threats to liquidate his family. Detainees demanded cash on behalf of a certain criminal authority and criminal world.Detainees contacted the victim on the regular basis, threatened to liquidate his family members and demanded to bring cash on time. They also complained for not paying cash on time and stated that the cash was aimed for a certain criminal authority who was supposed to send cash to the so called “Obshiak”.As reported by the Ministry, investigation is in progress on the fact of extortion of the property in large amounts, article 181, II part, sub-paragraph A and C of the criminal Code.
Details into so-called Cyanide case made public by Prosecutor’s Office
Publish Time: 2017-03-08 14:08:00
A special briefing was held at Chief Prosecutor’s Office into the so-called Cyanide case. Archpriest Giorgi Mamaladze is charged for having attempted to poison a high-ranking clergyman with Potassium Cyanide. Chief Prosecutor’s Office reported about interim findings of the ongoing investigation due to high interest of the public into the case. More than 30 people were questioned. Investigation determined that the charged person has tried to buy Cyanide several times to liquidate Shorena Tetruashvili, Secretary-Referent of Patriarch. Intensive investigation activities keep on. Prosecutor’s office reported that the charged Archpriest evaded direct questions and gave absurd answers. It also published audio conversations into the case. A hand-made gun and bullets were confiscated from Mamaladze’s house upon search. The charge envisages from 7 to 15 years in prison.
Giorgi Mamaladze’s safe, opened by Prosecutor’s Office, turned out to be empty
Update Time: 2017-03-07 18:37:00
The Prosecutor’s Office has opened the safe confiscated from the house of Archpriest Giorgi Mamaladze, charged for having attempted to poison a high-ranking clergyman. The procedural investigative action was carried out in the Prosecutor’s Office and it was attended by the lawyers in the so-called Cyanide case. The lawyers said the investigators became suspicious of the safe after the archpriest did not allow them to open it. However, the safe was opened today and turned out to be empty. "They opened the safe and there was nothing. The investigators became suspicious of the safe after the archpriest did not allow them to open it. Today we attended the opening of the safe and it turned out to be empty,” the lawyer said.
Chairman of Ozurgeti Sakrebulo detained on fact of bribery
Update Time: 2017-03-07 18:35:00
Gela Kobaladze, Chairman of Ozurgeti Sakrebulo (City Assembly) has been detained by law-enforcers on fact of taking bribe. According to the investigation, Kobakhidze asked Pyramid Company 50 thousand GEL for accepting to register non-fulfilled works. Gela Kobaladze was detained red-handed. He faces from 11 to 15 years in prison if convicted.
Fact of fake currency realization attempt revealed
Update Time: 2017-03-07 12:27:00
Officers of Investigation Service of Finance Ministry revealed the fact of fake currency realization. One person is detained. Investigation into the case is ongoing.
Illegal ammunition and explosive substance confiscated in Telavi
Update Time: 2017-03-04 16:18:00
Officers of Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA) confiscated illegal ammunition and explosive substance in Lapankuri village, Telavi district of eastern Kakheti region. One person is detained. Six kilograms of explosive substance and 46 bullets were found upon search of the detainee’s house. Investigation is ongoing.
Tbilisi Interpol details person wanted by Red Notice
Update Time: 2017-03-04 16:17:00
Officers of Tbilisi Interpol detained a person born in 1967 internationally wanted by Red Notice. The person was found guilty in Turkey for sexual violence and other crimes. Pre-extradition procedures are being undertaken against the detainee.
One person detained on drug charge
Update Time: 2017-03-01 16:55:00
Officers of Ministry of Internal Affairs detained one person on charge of illegal keeping and buying of drugs in Kizilajlo village, Marneuli district of Kvemo Kartli region. Two packages of substance containing heroin, based on expertise, were confiscated upon search of the detained man’s house. The person was under influence of drugs when detained.
Three people detained on fact of selling non-excise tobacco
Update Time: 2017-02-25 16:38:00
Officers of Investigation Service of Finance Ministry detained three people on fact of selling tobacco products without excise stamps. Investigation into the case is opened. The detainees face from 4 to 6 years in prison.
Robbery occurred at Makhata mountain
Update Time: 2017-02-24 12:11:00
Robbery occurred at Makhata Mountain. Iveria Virgin Mary temple was robbed.Ministry of Internal Affairs has launched investigation on the fact of robbery, article 177 of the Criminal Code. It is still unclear what is taken from the temple.
One person detained on fact of importing smuggled caviar
Publish Time: 2017-02-21 12:38:00
Officers of Investigation Service of Finance Ministry detained one person on fact of importing smuggled caviar from the Russian Federation to Georgia. The Georgian citizen imported caviar in large quantities by car. He faces from 3 to 5 years in prison if found guilty.
Illegal gun confiscated
Update Time: 2017-02-18 12:30:00
Law-enforcers confiscated an illegally kept gun through operative information. A person born in 1976, who is previously convicted, is detained. He admits the crime. Investigation into the case is ongoing.
MIA arrests 2 people on drug charge
Update Time: 2017-02-17 12:34:00
Ministry of Internal Affairs arrested 2 people on charge of illegal buying, keeping and selling of drugs in large quantities. Buprenorphin drug was confiscated upon search of the detainees’ houses and courtyards. The detainees were under influence of drugs, as investigation determined.