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Georgia elections: Candidate of Azerbaijani origin wounded in armed incident gains victory


Jeyhun Chovdarov, a candidate of the ruling Georgian Dream Party for Marneuli district, has gained a victory in October 21 local elections in Georgia.

 

The candidate of Azerbaijani origin was elected a member of Marneuli municipality with a majority vote of 80.89%, APA’s Georgia burau reported.

 

On October 19, several unknown people launched an armed attack on four people, including Jeyhun Chovdarov. All the four people received bullet wounds. Georgian Interior Ministry is continuing the investigation.

 

Currently, Chovdarov is under treatment at Marneuli hospital. According to doctors, he is in a stable condition.  

 

 

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