Davit Kirvalidze

Last two defendents in ‘tractors case’ out on bail

By | August 9th, 2013|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Cheap tractors were bought, and public money siphoned off, prosecutors say. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Tbilisi City Court Thursday released on bail the last two persons who had been detained in the so-called tractor case. All in all, seven are accused on charges spanning negligence, state money embezzlement and pressure on experts. […]

Agricultural minister resigns amidst fraud scandal

By | May 2nd, 2013|Categories: News|Tags: |

Minister of Agriculture Davit Kirvalidze has resigned after ten of his staff were detained in a corruption scandal. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–The Minister of Agriculture, Davit Kirvalidze, resigned on Thursday taking responsibility for a fraudulent scheme uncovered in his ministry which recently led to ten people being detained. Police on Wednesday detained ten employees suspected […]