Police mobilized in Akhalkalaki
Police mobilized in Akhalkalaki

Due to the murder in Akhalkalaki, law enforcers were mobilized throughout the night. Investigative actions were underway.

Reportedly, some persons injured during the incident, however, the city hospital did not respond to the reporter’s questions.

The murder took place on August 8 in Akhalkalaki. A man under 30 was shot dead. As Ministry of Internal Affairs told Georgian First Channel, the investigation has been launched under Articles 108 (premeditated murder) and 236 (illegal purchase and storage of firearms) of the Criminal Code of Georgia.

According to the locals, the murder in Akhalkalaki is connected with several years of conflict.

Samtskhe-Javakheti Governor Besik Amiranashvili said that the villagers of the deceased person burned the real estate (a hotel and several houses) of the relatives of the alleged killer. According to him, the situation is under control at the moment.