Prosecutor's Office Detains Two Employees of MIA on Abuse of Power

2018-01-11 10:21:25

The officers of the Prosecutor’s Office of Georgia, in cooperation with the General Inspection of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia, on the basis of the court ruling, have arrested the inspector-investigators of the Second Division of Rustavi City Division of MIA Kvemo Kartli Police Department I. D. and B. B. on the fact of excessive abuse of power.
According to the investigation, in the evening of November 12, 2017, R. G. was in the vicinity of one of the shops, located at Mayakovski Street in Rustavi City with his friends. At that time, they were approached by the inspector-investigators of the Second Division of Rustavi City Division of MIA Kvemo Kartli Police Department I. D. and B. B., who asked them to leave the area. When asked about the reason for leaving the area by R. G., policemen were irritated and insulted the latter, requesting him to attend them to police station.  As being frightened, R. G. escaped. The policemen followed him and at that time, the police officer B. B. fired three times from a service firearm. Then, the policemen physically assaulted R. G., who were fallen down at that time.   
The criminal case is being investigated under the Criminal Code of Georgia, Article 333, part three, subparagraph B, which envisages imprisonment from five to eight years and deprivation of the right to hold office for three years.