SCANDALOUS CONTINUATION OF PRISON SCANDAL
18 October, 2012
SCANDALOUS CONTINUATION OF PRISON SCANDAL

 

‘Saakashvili is really cool and soon you’ll learn why’

Vladimer Bedukadze, who made the stuff showing the torture of prisoners to the public, has been asking for a long time to have his family sent from Turkey to Belgium but to no avail.

During this time relations between him and Merab Bladadze (Objective’s representative in Brussels) got strained. Bladadze has confessed that he beat Bedukadze and called him executioner. It’s known that he lived with Bladadze. When this story became public, Bladadze

left the post of Objective representative in Brussels.

 

Now Bedukadze lives with Victor Chelidze, former Deputy Head of Georgian Navy,  Captain 1st Class of Intelligence Service, saying that everybody betrayed him except Chelidze. What was the cause of this confrontation and what details are emerging after publishing and spreading of the videos? Our correspondent spoke with Victor Chelidze and Vladimer Bedukadze who live in Belgium:

Victor Chelidze: - Merab Bladadze put some stuff into Bedukadze’s drink and disabled him. After this he beat him so heavily that he got brain concussion. What was the need for such terror? It’s clear that they created circumstances to manage his extradition to Georgia before the elections, imprison him and make him say that it was Tamaz Tamazashvili who was giving him orders. There is no other explanation of this case. The Objective  representatives advised him to address Belgian Commissariat and say that he illegitimately crossed the border. By doing so, he lost the chance of getting political asylum and exactly this was the Objective representative’s aim. Later Bedukadze got into a graver situation. They created an image as if he himself was an assassin and inmate torturer. By and by Bedukadze became Bladadze’s hostage. After this he asked me for help. He went to the Commissariat, gave them objective information about himself and requested political asylum.

Q. – Journalist Irma Inashvili declared that the scandalous video stuff shot in prison was given to her by the Deputy Minister of Interior Affairs.

A. – It’s a lie. Let Inashvili specify who gave her the stuff. Actually Bedukadze asked one man to help him go abroad and take the video with him. This time I won’t reveal his name and just mention him as X but I’ll state that he’s neither Merabishvili’s deputy, nor the Ministry employee. The man worked with a lady who later joined the opposition. It was this X who told Bedukadze to go to Brussels and meet Giorgi Popkhadze; but she took the video and promised Bedukadze that she’d somehow send it to him in Brussels. At the same time this X gave the information to Merabishvili. Actually Irma Inashvili played the role of a messenger and took the film to Brussels.

Vladimer Bedukadze: – While crossing the border, I kept thinking that I would be detained, but according to Inashvili, it seems that Interior Ministry’s representatives saw me off but this is a lie.

Bladadze says that he allegedly heard my voice in the recording and got indignant. It was I who took the recording from the closed space where even a fly cannot fly without the administration’s consent. Yes, it was I who shot the video on the superiors’ order, they trusted me and that’s why I managed to take it out. Why is it strange to hear my voice in the recording? The superiors trusted me because they knew that my being there was my discrediting evidence and for this reason they couldn’t imagine I’d take the recording out. But now what’s the situation we are in? Allegedly Bladadze heard my voice and got indignant? Ok, but he saw the cassette three months ago and why did he get indignant only now?

Victor Chelidze: - As I’ve already told you, Bedukadze himself planned to make the video public but others immediately turned up to play the role of ‘heroes’ and I think they even were paid for it.

Vladimer Bedukadze: - Levan Purtskhvanidze, head of Gldani # 8 prison security department (who was implanted in the system by Interior Ministry) took the employees – Beso Parulava and Levan Pkhaladze and ordered them to beat the inmates. They could not but obey and this process was shot and spread. Vano Merabishvili already knew that I had the video taken out of prison and Pkhaladze as well as Parulava were sacrificed to this in vain.

Victor Chelidze: - As soon as the Interior Ministry showed this video Bedukadze said he couldn’t wait and the stuff was to be shown immediately. Popkhadze and Bladadze wanted to demonstrate the video one-and-a-half months ahead of the elections; they went to Bedukadze’s Belgian lawyer and asked for the cassette in order to make it public but the lawyer didn’t allow to. The very moment doubt crept into my mind that these people, on the one hand might play Merabishvili’s game and on the other - I decoded their connection with the help of some people who are under the influence of Russian special service.

Q. – Who do you mean?

A. – Vladimer Khomeriki, Badri Meladze and others who work in Russia. There is a force in Georgia as well as in Russia that tries to create some materials, sources to blackmail Ivanishvili in order to influence him in future political processes.

Unintentionally Bedukadze interfered and they became furious and beat him. For the same reason they are aggressive with regard to me too. Now I keep informing the police about all our movements and the ‘Objective’ representatives don’t like it at all. We were in McDonalds when Bladadze attacked me and hit me with knuckle-duster. I underwent medical examination and presented the certificate to the police. Belgian prosecutor’s office has already instituted proceedings and begun investigation whether pressure was applied upon Bedukadze. Now we only hope the truth will out. I say it again – in Belgium proceedings are instituted because Bedukadze is being blackmailed. Under these conditions his wife and underage children in Turkey are facing big threat. I think they are using this situation to have influence on Bedukadze.

I learn from different sites that allegedly Inashvili wants to become the director of Public broadcaster, Tarkhan-Mouravi wants to become a minister, Bladadze – an ambassador, Popkhadze –something else and I didn’t know indeed if I would be involved in such a dirty game and everybody would betray me. Due to this, in despair,  I declared in one of the interviews that I’d prefer the inmates be killed and tortured, why I cared and sacrificed myself?!  Most probably,  Misha is really cool and you’ll know soon why I am saying this.

P.S. Popkhadze refused to comment on this issue; he just told us it’d be better for Bedukadze-Chelidze to settle relations with Bladadze and leave him alone. It’s probable that Bedukadze’s case, which is being investigated by the public prosecutor’s office, will reveal some scandalous information.

 

Print
Other Stories
International observers about the presidential election in Georgia
The presidential election took place on the 28th of October in Georgia.
First Ladies of Independent Georgia
The presidential election took place on the 28th of October in Georgia. It was the last election in which the president will be selected by popular vote.
Funny incidents on Election Day in Georgia
The presidential election took place on the 28th of October in Georgia.
Deadline for the second round of presidential elections in Georgia is December 2
Presidential elections were held on the 28th of October in Georgia. None of the candidates managed to get majority of votes, so the second round of elections is to be appointed.
The USA National Security Advisor John Bolton is in Georgia
National Security Advisor of the United States John Bolton visited Georgia today.
People are detained at the Cannabis Festival
Today, Georgian political movement Girchi holds an event in the Dedaena Park called the Cannabis Festival.
Top safest countries and Georgia is among them - new survey says
Georgia is among the safest countries in the world. This fact is substantiated by various surveys and researches.
Who is interested in the cultivation of cannabis in Georgia?
Several weeks ago the government announced about its initiative to legalize the cultivation of medical marijuana in Georgia.
Fight in Gori – head of administration uses a bin full of manure
There was an incident yesterday in Gori municipality, Georgia at the entrance of the municipality building.
2 Georgian detainees freed from the Tskhinvali prison
Georgian detainees Maia Otinashvili and Akaki Dotiashvili are freed from the Tskhinvali prison. They had been accused of illegally crossing a so-called the borderline into the occupied Tskhinvali region.
Georgia might provide Far East countries with armored vehicles
LEPL State Military Scientific-Technical Center "Delta" might provide several Far East countries with armored vehicles, - “Delta” has informed InterPressNews about it.
Who can be the next first lady of Georgia?
On the 28th of October, presidential elections will be held in Georgia. The last elections in October 2013 resulted in a victory for Giorgi Margvelashvili, a candidate of the Georgian Dream (the ruling party).
Another Georgian kidnapped at the occupational line, stays detained
Maia Otinashvili (a mother of three children) was detained in her own garden on the 19th of September. Eyewitnesses claim that she was kidnapped by armed people with masks.
Fight broke out in the Georgian TV show
Fight in the Georgian Show Archevani (a choice) broke out between the guests yesterday.
7 amendments that come in force today in Georgia
On the 1st of October, 7 new amendments come in force in Georgia.
Speaker of the parliament plays Knockin' on Heaven's Door
What do the politicians do when they have free time? It is an interesting issue in every country.
What are the new New Year decorations for Tbilisi
New Year decorations and its price in Tbilisi is always a matter of discussion in the capital.
Mamuka Bakhtadze gives a speech at the 73rd session of the UN General Assembly
Mamuka Bakhtadze, the prime minister of Georgia is attending the 73rd session of the UN General Assembly from the 24th of September.
Georgia will ban use, import and production of plastic bags
The Georgian government has decided to tighten rules regulating use of plastic bags in Georgia.
The parliament returns to Tbilisi
The Parliament of Georgia will continue working in Tbilisi, the capital of Georgia from January 2019. Currently, the building is located in Kutaisi (west Georgia).
Mamuka Bakhtadze is visiting the USA within the working visit
The Georgian PM Mamuka Bakhtadze Brought a wreath to the tomb of the Georgian military serviceman John Malkhaz Shalikashvili.
Use of plastic bags to be reduced from the 1st of October
Within the framework of the Green Economics and Environmental Protection Policy the Georgian government has approved new regulations
Four Russian Journalists have not been allowed to enter Georgia
Three members of the Russian delegation were not allowed to enter Georgia as this would have violated the Law on the Occupied Territories of Georgia.
Tbilisi sign may appear on the Funicular hill
Hollywood has become a source of inspiration for many people worldwide. A similar idea from a Tbilisi citizen sounds very clever and attractive.
Russia was at an undeclared war with Georgia for years - Matthew Bryza
I think anybody who has observed how Russia has been conducting its war in Ukraine should realize that Russia was at war with Georgia, an undeclared war for years,
PHOTO OF THE DAY
Exchange Rates
GEL Exchange Rate
Convertor
12.11.2018
13.11.2018
USD
1
USD
2.7146
2.7166
EUR
1
EUR
3.0800
3.0602
GBP
1
GBP
3.5325
3.4900
RUB
100
RUB
4.0430
4.0131
Other Stories
On 26 May, Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the European Commission, joined celebrations in the Georgian capital of Tbilisi
Violation of Georgia’s sovereignty and territorial integrity by Assad regime has been strictly criticized
Exactly one year ago, Georgia was granted visa-free travel with the European Union.
Georgia’s ex-president president Mikheil Saakashvili's supporters managed to free detained Mikheil Saakashvili in the center of Kiev.
The US Ambassador to Georgia Ian Kelly congratulates Georgia on Independence Day.
The regulations on the introduction of visa-free travel for citizens of Georgia have been officially signed in Brussels.
The entire Georgia is involved in Secret Santa game, which means that people are sending gifts to each other secretly
The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Georgia is taking part in NATO Ministerial underway in Brussels, Belgium.
A special squad has been mobilized at the 48th polling station in Marneuli, Kvemo Kartli region.
Two politicians in Georgia have come to blows during a live TV debate ahead of the country’s parliamentary elections, Euronews reports.
GEL Exchange
USD
1
USD
2.7166
EUR
1
EUR
3.0602
GBP
1
GBP
3.4900
RUB
100
RUB
4.0131
November 2018
Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
1 2 3 4
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
26 27 28 29 30