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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.  
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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.  
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Five Georgian citizens detained in Turkey
Publish Time: 2017-06-20 16:48:00
Five Georgian citizens have been detained in Turkey on charge of extortion of money. According to the Turkish media, the criminal group acted in several districts of Istanbul city where the special operation was carried out. 
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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. 
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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.
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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.     
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Shooting at Hospital of Infectious Diseases
Update Time: 2017-05-20 16:10:00
Shooting was heard last night on the territory of Hospital of Infectious Diseases. The hospital’s windows are smashed. Nobody was injured in the shooting. According to law-enforcers, the shooting was carried out from the nearby block of apartments by a person presumably being under influence of alcohol. Investigation into the case is opened. 
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One person detained on charge of illegal keeping of arms and ammunition
Publish Time: 2017-05-20 10:17:00
Law-enforcers detained one person on charge of illegal buying and keeping of arms and ammunition. Two “Nagan” type of revolvers and 13 bullets were confiscated upon search of the person’s apartment. The detainee admits the guilt. Investigation is ongoing into the case. 
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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. 
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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. 
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Murder at Budapest Street solved
Publish Time: 2017-05-13 10:22:00
The murder that took place at Budapest Street in Tbilisi on April 9 is solved. A grand-son born in 1997 killed his grandfather. He inflicted fatal wounds to an elderly man, set fire to the house and escaped from the crime scene together with a friend. Law enforcers detained the crime suspect on charge of premeditated murder. The person admitted to have committed the murder. Full investigation into the case is ongoing.  
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One person detained on drug charge
Publish Time: 2017-05-10 12:23:00
One person, born in 1987 and previously convicted was detained by border police officers on charge of illegal buying, keeping and transporting drugs. The man was found with 140 pills of Pyralgin containing Codeine upon body search.  
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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. 
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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.    
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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. 
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Witness of murder in Ortachala district accuses law-enforcers of inattentiveness
Publish Time: 2017-04-11 16:05:00
A witness of the murder in Ortachala district of Tbilisi says that law-enforcers kept the wounded 24-year-old man in their car during more than 1 hour and his death is caused by delayed delivery to hospital. The witness also denies the information that father killed his son with premeditated motive. According to Ministry of Internal Affairs, the two men had verbal conflict. Investigation has been launched for the premeditated murder while domestic violence and illegal possession of arms. 
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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. 
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Burglary fact in Terjola solved
Update Time: 2017-04-08 16:23:00
The burglary case which took place in Terjola district of Imereti region on March 30 is solved. Three people are detained on charge of the crime committed in group and illegal use of guns. Reportedly, the charged persons attacked a family in Chognari village and with threat of a knife and rifle seized various items. Further investigation into the case is ongoing. 
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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. 
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Former Deputy Minister of Internal Affairs continues medical treatment
Update Time: 2017-04-04 12:15:00
Gela Khvedelidze, former Deputy Minister of Internal Affairs, who was attacked near his house at Tarkhnishvili Street in Tbilisi on April 3, continues medical treatment at hospital. He underwent through surgery on his jaws and an eye last evening. Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA) opened a criminal case and investigative activities are ongoing. Kvedelidze worked at MIA when Irakli Gharibashvili was the Minister. He was detained in 2013 on fact of release of footage reflecting private life. Kvedelidze was imposed 1-year conditional sentence. 
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