Six juveniles charged into death case of Giorgi Shakarashvili, a 19-year-old footballer, will be left in imprisonment based on the decision of Mtskheta Court. Lawyers demanded imposition of bail or release under supervision for their defendants.
Shakarashvili went missing while at a friend’s birthday party in Mtskheta, a town outside of Tbilisi, early on June 19. His dead body was found in the river Aragvi after a four-day search, on June 22.
Georgian General Prosecutor’s Office on July 18 published the conclusion of expertise conducted on corpse of Giorgi Shakarashvili, 19-year-old football player, based on which asphyxia by drowning in water caused Shakarashvili’s death.
The expertise also concluded that the dead body had been inflicted multiple injuries before death by a flat object. The 17 persons are charged into Shakarashvili’s death case.