Marneuli Municipality Mayor Temur Abazov, as an accused was detained by the employees of the Prosecutor's Office of Georgia and the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia in Marneuli on the fact of humiliating and inhuman treatment against citizen Elchin Alakhverdiev, and on the fact of beating the same citizen, criminal persecution has started against Azer Suleimanov, the member of the parliament of Georgia from the United National Movement, Ramin Alakhverdev, member of Marneuli municipality council from party "Georgian Dream" and Citizen E.G., Marneuli mayor's relative.
According to the investigation conducted on the case, was established that on June 10, 2018, Elchin Alakhverdiev was at the protest rally held on Rustaveli Avenue in Tbilisi, he was offended on Marneuli Municipality Mayor Temur Abazov and through the social network "Facebook" he made a Live Stream, where he verbally insulted Temur Abazov's spouse. On the same day, in the night hours, he was contacted by Ragim Askerov, the member of the United National Movement party, who asked for a meeting. According to the request of R. Askerov they met each other at the Marneuli office of the United National Movement party located at Rustaveli Street in Marneuli. Azeri Suleimanov, the member of the parliament of Georgia from the United National Movement, Ramin Alakhverdiev,the member of the Marneuli Municipality council from the party "Georgian Dream", E.G. the relative of Marneuli municipality Mayor and other persons were also in the office. Azer Suleimanov, the member of the parliament, demanded from Elchin Alakhverdiev to explain, by whose assignment he made a mentioned Live Stream of social network, after that, Azer Suleimanov, Ramin Alakhverdiev and Citizen E.G. physically assaulted Elchin Alakhverdiev. After mentioned, Elchin Alakhverdiev was taken by members of Marneuli council Jeikkun Choidarov and Ramin Alakhverdiev in Marneuli at the vicinity of so called "Jejebe" restaurant, where they was met by Temur Abazov, Marneuli Municipality Mayor. Upon arrival, Temur Abazov has spitting
in the face of Elchin Alakhverdiev and inflicted him physical assault, then forced him to make a live stream in Facebook, apologize and verbally insult his own wife, finally, Temur Abazov, Marneuli municipality mayor with violence, with threat of dignity insulting, forced Elchin Alakhverdiev to urinate in the glass and wash face with urine.
Temur Abazov is detained under the “a” and “e” subparagraphs of 2nd part of Article 1443 of the Criminal Code of Georgia, which is punishable by imprisonment from 5 to 10 years;
Charge against Ramin Alakhverdiev and Citizen E.G. according to “b” subparagraphs of 11 part of Article 126 of the Criminal Code of Georgia, foreseen imprisonment up to 2 years as a punishment.
The decision on the criminal charges against Azer Suleimanov, the member of the parliament of Georgia was made under the “b” subparagraphs of 11 part of Article 126 of the Criminal Code of Georgia, which will be submitted in accordance with the rules and terms prescribed by the Procedure Code. The mentioned crime is foreseen imprisonment up to 2 years as a punishment.
The intensive investigative actions are carried out on the case, in order to identify- expose other possible persons involved in the crime.