Former Georgian defense minister jailed for 9 years

Former Georgian defense minister jailed for 9 years
# 23 April 2018 16:30 (UTC +04:00)

Georgia’s Former Defence Minister and ex-head of prison system Bacho Akhalaia was found guilty of the torture of Colonel Sergo Tetradze and sentenced to 9 years in prison. The Court found guilty Deputy Defence Minister Nikoloz Dzimtseishvili in the same case and he was sentenced to a four-year jail term, APA reports citing InterPressNews.

Sergo Tetradze’s case is one of the high-profile cases in modern judiciary system of Georgia. Tetradze, detained in suspicion of spying in September of 2011, died as a result of torture and sexual abuse while in custody.

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