Lasha Tordia

State auditor shown holding pistol in bar in new online video

By | May 24th, 2017|Categories: Crime|Tags: , , , |

Lasha Tordia (far left) apparently brandishing a pistol at PAM Club last December.  TBILISI, DFWatch–A new video of a public auditor pointing a pistol in a bar last December further undermined his claim that a recent fight with an ex-prosecutor was corruption related. The video surfaced on the Internet on Wednesday, and shows state auditor Lasha Tordia […]

MIA presents video, auditor maintains bar fight was corruption related

By | May 23rd, 2017|Categories: Crime|Tags: , |

TBILISI, DFWatch–The Ministry of Internal Affairs released a surveillance video and witness testimony on Monday which appeared to undermine claims by the country’s top public auditor that a recent bar fight was connected to a corruption probe. But the low resolution […]

Top state auditor stays away from police questioning for health reasons

By | May 15th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Otar Partskhaladze. (Rustavi 2.) TBILISI, DFWatch–The head of Georgia’s state audit office refused to be questioned by police on Monday, after alleging that a former chief prosecutor attacked him at a bar Friday night. Lasha Tordia excused himself on the grounds of his poor health condition after Friday’s incident […]

State auditor says former chief prosecutor assaulted him at bar

By | May 13th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Lasha Tordia. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–The head of Georgia’s State Audit Office claims an investigation into a land plot scheme was the reason he was physically assaulted by a former chief prosecutor and his associates at a bar in Tbilisi Friday night. General Auditor Lasha Tordia (37) said he was attacked […]

Georgia creates agency to oversee party financing

By | February 26th, 2014|Categories: News, Politics|Tags: , |

Lasha Tordia, Director of the State Audit Office. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Georgia is creating a temporary commission to monitor the financing of political parties. The new body will be staffed by people from non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and will be based at the State Audit Office. Its general director, Lasha […]