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Court adds to Bacho Akhalaia’s pre-trial detention

by | Jul 16, 2014
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Bacho Akhalaia. (Interpressnews.)

TBILISI, DFWatch–Tbilisi City Court on Saturday added further pretrial detention for former Defense Minister Bacho Akhalaia for the murder of Sergo Tetradze.

Akhalaia’s defense lawyers wanted the court to set a 30,000 lari bail, but the court decided on two months pre-trial detention.

Akhalaia has been in prison for more than a year, as the government has introduced new charges against him. He was acquitted for some of them.

July 2, a day after charges were introduced against former Tbilisi Mayor Gigi Ugulava, the Prosecutor’s Office charged Akhalaia with torture, organizing sexual abuse and abuse of powers.



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