Tbilisi City Court’s verdict on murder of two boys caused outrage among citizens
31 May, 2018
Tbilisi City Court’s verdict on murder of two boys caused outrage among citizens
Tbilisi City Court has delivered a not guilty verdict against one of the defendants for the brutal murder of a teenage boy Davit Saralidze, who was killed on Khorava Street in Tbilisi, but found guilty for the premeditated murder of another teenager Levan Dadunashvili. As for another defendant, he was charged and found guilty of attempted murder of Davit Saralidze.

As a reminder, two 16 year-old schoolboys - Davit Saralidze and Levan Dadunashvili were killed
on Khorava Street in Tbilisi on December 1 of 2017.

Police have detained two murder suspects and accused five more on charges of covering up the crime. The cruelty of the murder shocked entire country that was followed by protest strikes demanding punishment of those responsible for killing two pupils.
geotv.ge
The verdict delivered by the judge on May 31 was followed by the noise outside the City Court building.

The 4-month Court trial hearing on the murder of teenagers on Khorava Street ended on May 30. Since juveniles are involved in the case, the court sittings were closed according to the Juvenile Justice Code.
geotv.ge
Zaza Saralidze, father of Davit Saralidze

Zaza Saralidze, father of 16-year-old boy, who was stabbed to death on Khorava Street in Tbilisi, calls on political forces, ruling team and all competent figures to stand beside him.

Zaza Saralidze objects to the court verdict and demands punishment of “all murders and those, who are covering up the crime.”

"Today's trail has confirmed that the questions remain unanswered, and today, the court delivered a verdict on the wrong investigation of the Prosecutor's Office, and those individuals, who brought the case to this situation, must be held accountable and the system must be reformed,” Ana Natsvlishvili said.

The Parliament of Georgia decided to set up a fact-finding commission to investigate the murder that took place on Khorava Street in Tbilisi, - Irakli Kobakhidze, Chairman of the Parliament of Georgia, said on Thursday.
geotv.ge
Irakli Kobakhidze, Chairman of the Parliament of Georgia

The expertise on the Khorava street murder case, which has been conducted in Levan Samkharauli National Forensics Bureau, will also be carried out in Swiss Expert Bureau,- Chief Prosecutor Irakli Shotadze said at a briefing on Thursday.

“We see that one of the important questions of the society and Mr. Zaza Saralidze is related to expert conclusions. We do not think any examination, conducted by the Samkharauli Bureau, is doubtful, but in order to reply to all the questions of the society and Mr. Zaza Saralidze, we have agreed with Lausanne Bureau that all the examinations conducted in Samkharauli Bureau, will be conducted by the Swiss Expert Bureau, too”, Chief Prosecutor noted.

geotv.ge

Chief Prosecutor Irakli Shotadze

In relation to the verdict of Tbilisi City Court, a peaceful protest rally named Don't Kill Me is planned to be held at the Chief Prosecutor’s Office of Georgia in Ortachala District at 7 pm. Majority of the society slammed Prosecutor’s Office for the decision and expressed its support toward the family of the killed school boy.

geotv.ge
Print
Other Stories
Eka Beselia: “You will not be able to stop me, to make me stay silent, to disappear me!!!
MP Eka Beselia has posted an open letter on her Facebook page, following reports of sex tape leak.
CORRUPTION PERCEPTIONS INDEX 2018: Georgia got 58 out of 100
According to the CORRUPTION PERCEPTIONS INDEX 2018, Georgia scored 58 and was consequently ranked as 41 among 180 countries.
83% of Georgians support integration into the NATO, 78% into the EU – NDI
83% of NDI respondents support Georgia's integration into the EU, - the poll results of the National Democratic Institute say.
January 25 – birthday of the second president of Georgia
The 25th of January marks the 91st birthday of the second president of Georgia Eduard Shevardnadze.
Jack Shepherd from the UK detained in Georgia
A British man who went on the run last year after killing a woman in a speedboat crash on the River Thames has been detained in the former Soviet state of Georgia - says Reuters.
Georgia recognizes Juan Guaido as an interim president
Georgia recognized Venezuelan parliament speaker Juan Guaidó as an interim president.
Georgian PM aims to turn Georgian into a center of the region
Georgian PM Mamuka Bakhtadze is in Davos to participate in World Economic Forum. He gave interviews to two media outlets – CNBC TV and Deutsche Welle.
Judges that served the violent regime of Saakashvili should not be in the Supreme Court, says Eka Beselia
Eka Beselia, a member of the parliamentary majority, held a press conference in the Parliament today.
Possible confrontation within the Georgian Dream Party?
Eka Beselia, a member of the ruling party, will hold a news conference in the Parliament at 12:00 today.
13 dead from swine flu in Georgia, emergency treatment to be free for all
13 people died from swine flu in Georgia so far, but there is no risk of epidemy, says Georgian Minister of Health.
Georgian president Salome Zurabishvili not ready for launching diplomatic dialogue with Russia
I'm not ready to give any advice to the legislative body about the launch of the diplomatic relations or dialogue with Russia
Georgia suffering the steepest drop in democratic quality in eastern Europe
According to the statistics for the Democracy Index 2018, published by Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU),
“Let’s see if you can wrestle with women”- Interior minister to the opposition
Female Police officers were mobilized in front of the Gurjaani District Court where the case of Davit Kirkitadze, the member of the United Opposition was considered.
Georgian citizens can apply for temporary residency in France
150 permits for young specialists as well as additional 500 permits will be granted each year to go to work to France.
Numbers of Georgians seeking asylum in Germany has significantly decreased
According to Ambassador of Georgia to Germany Elguja Khokrishvili, the drop of asylum requests has been due to recently taken steps.
U.S. Congress supports Georgia with a new bill
Unanimously the U.S. approved the act, which calls for imposing sanctions on Russian actors for the commission of serious human rights abuses in the occupied Georgian territories of Abkhazia and South Ossetia.
‘Horn wrestling’ between opposition party leader and police chef
Yesterday on the 16th of December, clashes occurred between Nika Melia, leader of the United National Movement and Teimuraz Kupatadze, head of patrol police department in the village of Velistsikhe, Kakheti region (eastern part of Georgia).
Salome Zourabichvili officially becomes the fifth president of Georgia
The inauguration ceremony of president-elect Salome Zourabichvili took place in Telavi, Kakheti (eastern region of Georgia) on the 16th of December.
Fight erupt in paliament between Georgian MPs during session
Verbal and physical confrontation has occurred between MPs in the parliament.
Famous Georgians invited at the Inauguration of Salome Zourabichvili
The inauguration ceremony of president elect Salome Zourabishvili will be held in Telavi, Kakheti (eastern region of Georgia) on the 16th of December.
Exclusive interview with Lincoln Mitchell, American political analyst and Georgia expert
More than 20,000 people responded to the appeal of the opposition and gathered in front of the former parliament building in downtown Tbilisi last Sunday.
The after-pains of the presidential election in Georgia
Yesterday evening, at a meeting with his supporters in the Philharmonic Hall, the defeated candidate Grigol Vashadze made it clear that he didn’t recognize the result of the presidential elections and called for early parliamentary elections.
National democratic institute publishes their findings about the presidential elections in Georgia
A delegation of the National Democratic Institute, which included observers from five countries, analyzed the election process.
International media about the runoff presidential elections in Georgia
Although it didn’t hit the headlines, newspapers and broadcast around the world report about Salome Zurabishvili as the first woman who became president in Georgia.
100% of the ballot counted: Salome Zourabichvili wins
Yesterday on the 28th of November, the second round of the presidential election took place in Georgia.
PHOTO OF THE DAY
GEL Exchange Rate
Convertor
16.02.2019
17.02.2019
USD
1
USD
2.6413
2.6413
EUR
1
EUR
2.9791
2.9791
GBP
1
GBP
3.3851
3.3851
RUB
100
RUB
3.9608
3.9608
Other Stories
World famous British singer Jessie J has decided to wear clothes made by Anouki Areshidze, Georgian designer and wife of the mayor of Tbilisi.
Bassiani, one of the most popular underground clubs not only in Georgia but throughout Europe as well, has opened today
An amazing video made in Georgia by tourists from the Philippines have gone viral on the internet.
Over the recent two days May 12-13 Tbilisi city saw a peaceful protest rally in the center of the city.
Hundreds of people took to the main street Rustaveli Avenue in Tbilisi to protest the raid in Tbilisi’s popular night clubs.
Two bear cubs listed as endangered on the red list were handed over to Tbilisi Zoo,
Tbilisi Mayor Kakha Kaladze and Deputy Tbilisi Mayor Ms. Sophio Khuntsaria have gifted a food stand
Pamela Anderson, famous Canadian American actress and model has appeared in the chic sunglasses by internationally acclaimed Georgian designer George Keburia.
A ski lift accident in Georgia’s eastern Gudauri resort,in particular at Sadzele 5 lift, has left 8 people with injuries.
The ski lift in Gudauri winter resort in Georgia has broke down in the aftermath of which several people have been injured.
GEL Exchange
USD
1
USD
2.6413
EUR
1
EUR
2.9791
GBP
1
GBP
3.3851
RUB
100
RUB
3.9608
February 2019
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