Megis Kardava

Former head of Georgian military police charged with contract killing

By | April 13th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Megis Kardava. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Georgia’s Prosecutor General’s Office has charged the former head of the military police Megis Kardava with the murder of general Roman Dumbadze. The decision was made on April 7, but published on Tuesday. According to the Chief […]

Appeals Court upholds nine year sentence against Megis Kardava

By | January 23rd, 2015|Categories: News|Tags: |

(Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–A former government official charged in the case of Sergo Tetradze’s murder, was on Friday sentenced to nine years in jail by the Appeals Court of Georgia. Megis Kardava, who held the post of deputy at the military police department, was found […]

Bacho Akhalaia sentenced to seven years in jail

By | October 22nd, 2014|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Bacho Akhalaia. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–One of the strongmen in Saakashvili’s government was Wednesday sentenced to seven years and six months in jail in a case concerning beating of prisoners and a fatal shooting in 2006. As the judge announced the verdict there was noise […]

New torture charge against Bacho Akhalaia

By | July 3rd, 2014|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Bacho Akhalaia. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–The Prosecutor’s Office in Georgia on Wednesday brought further charges against former Defense Minister Bacho Akhalaia, for abuse of power and organizing torture and sexual abuse. Akhalaia called the accusations a lie. The incident took […]

Ten persons convicted in torture ring case in Georgia

By | March 18th, 2014|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

TBILISI, DFWatch–Ten persons have been convicted in the case about a secret weapons cache in Samegrelo, a region in eastern Georgia. In summer of last year, the government found weapons, video and audio recordings buried in barrels in the ground in Samegrelo. Apart […]

Two former counterintelligence officials arrested in Georgia

By | March 14th, 2014|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , |

Guram Donadze was also questioned, but said he had nothing to do with the fake video. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–The Chief Prosecutor in Georgia has ordered the arrest of former officials at the Constitutional Security Department (CSD), after they were questioned about the cases against Bacho and Data Akhalaia. Former CSD head Levan Kardava and Giorgi […]

Further charges against two Saakashvili-era ex-officials

By | January 13th, 2014|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Bacho Akhalaia. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–The Prosecutor’s Office in Georgia has presented new charges against former Defense Minister Bacho Akhalaia and Megis Kardava, a former chairman of Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti police department in a case that deals with torture of prisoners. This will be […]

Ex-officials charged with torture leading to death

By | January 8th, 2014|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

TBILISI, DFWatch–In the past two weeks, Prosecutor’s Office of Georgia has twice introduced charges against former government official Megis Kardava for torture of prisoners. On Wednesday, the Prosecutor’s Office published information about an investigation […]

Saakashvili era official charged with Abu Ghraib-style abuse

By | December 27th, 2013|Categories: News|Tags: |

Megis Kardava. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–A former official in the Saakashvili regime has been charged in a case involving Abu Ghraib-style sexually degrading treatment of detainees. Megis Kardava, who has held several positions at law enforcement bodies in Georgia, has been out of the country […]

Austria extradites Georgian accused of sadistic torture

By | November 8th, 2013|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Davit Chaginava. ( TBILISI, DFWatch–Austria has extradited a Georgian citizen who is charged with torture and was being searched for by Interpol. According to the Interior Ministry, Davit Chaginava, who was detained in Austria September 30, has been extradited to Georgia. Interpol has […]

Former head of military police charged in abduction case

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

TBILISI, DFWatch–The Prosecutor’s Office has presented a new charge against the former head of the military police for illegal deprivation of liberty and humiliating treatment. Khatuna Paichadze, spokesperson for the Prosecutor’s Office, said Saturday that Megis […]