Law enforcers apprehended one of three prisoners who escaped from the Aversi clinic yesterday, the Georgian Justice Ministry confirmed to GPB First Channel.
The Ministry refused to disclose details about the arrest circumstances but noted that the detainee was a minor and was detained in a residential area.
The Justice Ministry also confirmed the arrest of one convoy officer in connection with the prisoners’ escape on a charge which pertains to careless actions, resulting in the disorganization of the penitentiary institution’s activities. The offence is punishable by up to three years imprisonment.
The General Inspection of the Ministry of Justice is investigating the escape under Article 379, Part 2, Sub-Clause A of the Criminal Code.
Three prisoners escaped from the Tbilisi Aversi clinic on November 1 while on a medical examination.