drugs crime in Georgia

Georgian opposition party plants marijuana on New Year’s Eve

By | January 2nd, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , |

(Pirveli TV.) TBILISI, DFWatch–The leader of an opposition party in the former Soviet republic Georgia made a small marijuana plantation inside the party office on New Year’s Eve as part of a campaign to decriminalize soft drugs. Zurab Japaridze, leader of a newly formed party called […]

Campaigners’ plea to president to free 22-year-old caught with ecstasy

By | July 17th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

TBILISI, DFWatch–Groups demonstrated Thursday to ask the president to release a 22 year old man who is serving a one year prison sentence for possession of two grams of ecstasy. Kote Japaridze, the recipient of a presidential scholarship, was arrested […]

Man arrested in Samegrelo for growing marijuana

By | September 6th, 2015|Categories: News|Tags: , |

(police.ge.) TBILISI, DFWatch–A 38 year man was arrested on Saturday for growing marijuana in the northwest of Georgia. The man is charged with illegal purchase and possession of a large amount of drugs. Police searched the man’s house in the village […]

Two policemen wounded in shooting in Tbilisi

By | August 12th, 2015|Categories: News|Tags: , |

(police.ge.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Two policemen were wounded during a special operation in Tbilisi on Tuesday. According to the Ministry of Internal Affairs, two employees of the central criminal police were wounded in Ponichala, a suburb in the eastern part of the capital […]