Court Sentences Defendant Charged with Murder of Spouse to Deprivation of Liberty for 17 years

2017-10-13 10:18:04

Akhaltsikhe District Court  completely upheld the evidence submitted by prosecution and found M.Z. guilty of murder of spouse, attempted murder of two persons and violence under Article 111-108, Article 19-109§3(a) and Article 126§1 of the Criminal Code of Georgia.
Evidence investigated during the trial confirmed that on April 09, 2017, around 01:00, M.Z. stabbed his spouse multiple times out of jealousy, as she died on-site in result of the wounds. The incident took place in Daba Aspindza. In addition, the defendant physically abused his sister-n-law, and later attempted to murder N.Z. and L.Z. out jealousy by hitting them with an ax.
Police arrested M.Z. in Daba Aspindza on April 09, 2017. He was charged with the offences under Article 111-108 (murder), Article 19-109§3(a) (attempted murder of two persons) and Article 126§1 (violence) of the Criminal Code of Georgia.
Akhaltsikhe District Court found M.Z. guilty as charged and sentenced him to deprivation of liberty for a term of 17 years as a type and size of penalty.