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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. 
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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.
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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. 
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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. 
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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. 
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Young man killed in Tbilisi
Publish Time: 2017-02-14 10:08:00
A young man was killed on the territory of Station Square in Tbilisi last night. According to Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA), the man was fatally wounded in his neck area. The wounded man was transferred to Aladashvili University Clinic but doctors failed to save his life. Investigation into the case is opened on charge of premeditated murder. 
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Man detained on drug charge
Update Time: 2017-02-11 16:30:00
Law-enforcers detained a man born in 1987 on charge of illegal buying and keeping of drugs. The 460 pills containing Buprenorphin and other substances were confiscated upon his body search. The man was found to be a consumer of Marijuana as a result of the drug test. Investigation into the case is ongoing. 
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So-called ‘Thief-in-law’ detained in Ukraine
Update Time: 2017-02-11 12:11:00
Gela Kardava, Georgian so-called ‘thief-in-law’ was detained in Kiev, Ukraine. A special operation in his detention was carried out based on operative information at a restaurant. Ukrainian law-enforcers claim that Kardava acted in collaboration with members of organized crime gang in Ukraine. 
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One person detained on charge of stealing, two brought to criminal justice
Publish Time: 2017-02-07 12:49:00
Officers of Ninotsminda police division of Samtskhe-Javakheti police department as a result of operative-searching and investigative activities detained I.P. (DoB 1995), while I.M. (DoB 1961) and V.G. (DoB 1984) were brought to criminal justice for purchasing stolen items with a previous consent.Investigation established that I.P. stole 86kg. of copper cords from Marabda-Akhalkalaki-Karsi railway and sold it to I.M. and V.G.During the searching activities held in vehicle, used by I.M. and V.G. as a means of transportation, law enforcers seized the stolen cords as evidence. It was established that the financial damage of “Atef Georgia” LTD amounted to 1558 USD. And 2050 GEL.Investigation is in progress on the fact of stealing and purchasing stolen items with a previous consent, article 177, II part, sub-paragraph A and article 186, II part, sub-paragraph A of the Criminal Code.
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Armenian citizen detained on transporting cigarettes without excise stamps
Update Time: 2017-02-03 12:24:00
Georgian law enforcers detained a citizen of Armenia on fact of transporting tobacco products without excise stamps. The person kept cigarette boxes hidden in his car and crossed Georgia’s territory through “Ninocminda” checkpoint. 
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Employees of Tbilisi City Hall and Nadzaladevi district administration arrested for bribe-taking
Publish Time: 2017-02-01 12:38:00
The Investigation Department of Ministry of Finance arrested a representative of Tbilisi City Hall and an employee of Nadzaladevi district administration on charge of bribe-taking. Investigation determined that the detainees took a bribe of large amount in exchange for helping one of the companies in a tender announced by the City Hall. The detainees face imprisonment from 6 to 9 years if convicted.  
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Two people being on probation term arrested
Update Time: 2017-02-01 12:36:00
Law enforcers detained two people being on probation term on charge of extortion and forced sex. Investigation determined that the arrested men were extorting money and forced citizens to sex with threat to release video material reflecting their private life. Further probing into the case is ongoing. 
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One person detained for selling alcohol beverages without excise stamps
Update Time: 2017-01-31 13:01:00
Officers of Investigation Service of Finance Ministry detained one person on charge of selling alcoholic beverages without excise stamps. Investigation into the case is ongoing. 
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MIA reveals 57 criminal cases during police control raids
Update Time: 2017-01-28 20:32:00
Ministry of Internal Affairs revealed 57 criminal cases and 883 facts of administrative law-violations during the police control raids carried out on January 26-27 throughout Georgia. The facts include illegal possession and carrying of weapons (9 cases), illegal keeping of drugs (15 facts), resistance to police (3 facts), violence (1 fact), robbery (5 facts), hooliganism and other crimes. 
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Three Persons were arrests for beating Journalist Giorgi Gasviani
Update Time: 2017-01-27 16:18:00
Prosecutor’s Office has arrested three persons on the basis of the court ruling as the accused, for beating and threatening journalist Giorgi Gasviani.Investigative agency has released a statement in that regard: “Hence the investigation conducted by the Prosecution Service of Georgia, Mikheil Khutsishvili, Paata Kvinikadze and Boris Gogichaishvili were Investigation revealed, that on December 18, 2016, Giorgi Gasviani, the journalist at Iberia TV broadcasting, was driving his own car to the city of Borjomi, where he was going to participate in the seminar organized for journalists at Crowne Plaza Borjomi. When he arrived in Borjomi at nearly 24:00, his automobile skidded on the carriageway causing the car Mikheil Khutishvili was driving from the opposite direction to stop by his vehicle. The latter was accompanied by his friends: Paata Kvinikadze and Boris Gogichaishvili. The mentioned persons got off the car, approached the vehicle Giorgi Gasviani was driving and started beating him in face and other regions of body; and Mikheil Khutsishvili put a firearm (handgun) against Giorgi Gasviani’s head and menaced him, which was perceived by Giorgi Gasviani as an actual threat against his life and health. Mikheil Khutsishvili, Boris Gogichaishvili and Paata Kvinikadze stopped beating Giorgi Gasviani only after then, when they found that he was a journalist and began to convince him not to disclose the details of the incident anywhere; then they saw him off to the Crowne Plaza Borjomi hotel.While arresting Mikheil Khutsishvili, Boris Gogichaishvili and Paata Kvinikadze as the accused, the Prosecution took into the consideration the following circumstances: there was a reasonable doubt that if the defendants were left at liberty, they would coerce on witnesses; also, they do not confess and they are not cooperating with the investigation. Besides, the fact, that Mikheil Khutsishvili, Boris Gogichaishvili and Paata Kvinikadze tried to cover up the crime as soon as they committed it, was considered. In particular, as they found out that the affected Giorgi Gasviani was a journalist, they began to convince him not to disclose the happening and not to address the law enforcement. They left the affected at the hotel only after Giorgi Gasviani made them a promise that he would not report the incident anywhere.In the light of the aforesaid, the Prosecution filed a motion to the court requesting
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Greek citizen detained on drugs charge
Publish Time: 2017-01-21 09:51:00
A citizen of Greece born in 1968 was detained in Tbilisi on drug charge. The person was found with Methadone salt containing liquid and Cocaine drugs upon body search. Investigation into the case is opened. 
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Juvenile wounded in Batumi
Update Time: 2017-01-18 16:26:00
An under-age person was wounded in Batumi city of western Adjara region of Georgia. The incident took place in Boni settlement two days ago. Doctors of Batumi Republican Hospital said that the youngster was admitted to the hospital with a wound in waist area inflicted by a sharp object. The patient undergoes medical treatment. Ministry of Internal Affairs is leading investigation. 
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Murder in Tbilisi
Update Time: 2017-01-16 12:00:00
Murder is reported in Aleqseevka district in Tbilisi - man was killed by a gunshot.Criminalists are working at the scene. Suspect born in 1968 has been arrested.Murder presumably occurred on the basis on conflict. Investigation is ongoing.
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Murder case occurred in Gori
Update Time: 2017-01-15 16:00:00
Murder case occurred in so called Kombinati district in Gori town, Shida Kartli region today. The case occurred in the yard of Nino Burjanadze - Democratic Movement Party office.Witnesses said that 60-year-old man entered the office from the Street, the attacked chased after and the man ran to the yard where the murder occurred.Reportedly, deceased man is the brother of a local businessman.Investigation is ongoing under the article 108 of Criminal Code. 
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Is arrest of First Lady’s brother connected with wounding of president’s son-in-law?
Publish Time: 2017-01-14 20:05:00
Does the arrest of First Lady’s brother have any connection with wounding of president’s son-in-law? Law enforcers have been interested in President’s relatives for the last two days. Mikheil Mgaloblishvili, brother of Georgia’s First Lady Maka Chichua’s has been arrested today. Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA) confirmed the information. According to the Ministry, Mgaloblishvili is charged with illegal purchase and possession of a weapon. Mikheil Mgaloblishvili has already been imposed to pre-trial detention. 
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