General Prosecutor's Office launches investigation into pardoning of convicts by President
General Prosecutor's Office launches investigation into pardoning of convicts by President

The General Prosecutor’s Office has launched an investigation into the pardoning of convicts by President Salome Zurabishvili.

According to the agency, the investigation was launched into alleged abuse of power in the pardoning procedure.

“The Prosecutor General’s Office of Georgia has launched an investigation into the alleged abuse of power in the process of pardoning of convicts – Ramaz Devadze, Aslan Bezhanidze, Zurab Nadiradze and others,” the agency says.

President of Georgia Salome Zurabishvili pardoned 34 prisoners in connection with Virgin Mary Day on August 28 including three convicts charged for the murder and one person wanted by law enforcers.

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