The Tbilisi City Court fully shared the evidence submitted by the prosecution and the defendant E.K. accused of robbery and attempting rape, was found guilty.
The evidence presented at the court confirmed that, on 2 January 2018 at night hours, E.K. previously convicted for committing a deliberate crime, by hitting blunt object on T.Kh.’s head made her to fall and attempted to rape her. Because of the resistance from the victim, E.K. could not fulfill the intention, after which he grabbed T.K.’s bag and disappeared from the scene.
The law enforcers detained E.K. on January 4 in Tbilisi. He was charged under subparagraph “a” of the 2nd part and subparagraphs “b” and “d” of the third part of the article 178 of the Criminal Code (robbery, i.e. taking illegally into possession of the movable item belonging to the other for the purpose of acquiring, which caused significant damage, committed by violence, repeatedly), under 1st part of the Article 19-137 (attempting rape) and was sentenced to imprisonment as a preventive measure.
Tbilisi City Court found E.K. guilty in the presented accusation and sentenced the defendant to eight years of imprisonment as a punishment type and measure.