Today, Prosecutor’s Office (POG) has charged yet another person for violence against GPB First Channel’s cameraman.
The accused was arrested on charges of participating in group violence (Article 225.2, Criminal Code), unlawful interference with journalist’s professional activities (Article 154.2), and persecution using violence or threat of violence (Article 156.2a), POG said in its recent statement.
The detainee could face 4-6 years in jail.
As of today, twenty-eight persons were charged over July 5-6 violence. Fifty-two people were injured during the anti-Tbilisi Pride rally, forty-two journalists and a cameraman among them.