Otar Partskhaladze

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 […]

Georgia appoints new chief prosecutor

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

TBILISI, DFWatch–Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Gharibashvili appointed a new chief prosecutor on Monday. The country has been without one for almost a month. The new chief prosecutor is Giorgi Badashvili, a 32 year old graduate from Georgian Technical […]

Prison Ministry questions former interior minister about threats

By | January 4th, 2014|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Former Interior Minister Vano Merabishvili. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Prison Ministry staff have questioned former Interior Minister Vano Merabishvili about his statement about being taken from his cell and threatened by the chief prosecutor. Merabishvili said in December that he was brought out of his cell and taken […]

Georgia’s new chief prosecutor to be announced soon

By | January 4th, 2014|Categories: In brief, News|Tags: , |

TBILISI, DFWatch–Georgia’s prime minister Irakli Gharibashvili says he will name the new chief prosecutor in a few days. The former chief prosecutor Otar Partskhaladze resigned December 30 after the National Movement claimed an alleged robbery sentence from Germany in 2001 […]

Georgia’s chief prosecutor resigns

By | December 31st, 2013|Categories: News|Tags: , |

TBILISI, DFWatch–The Chief Prosecutor of Georgia has resigned, nearly a week after he was targeted by the National Movement party for a robbery conviction in Germany in 2001. Otar Partskhaladze Monday evening issued a statement saying that due to the questions which […]

National Movement demands chief prosecutor’s suspension

By | December 25th, 2013|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Chief Prosecutor Otar Partskhaladze. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–The National Movement Party in Georgia has exposed that the Chief Prosecutor was convicted of robbery in Germany in 2001. Otar Partskhaladze confirms that he had certain incident with police in Germany, but claims that he was not subject to coercive […]

Unexplained resignations in Georgia’s prosecution apparatus

By | November 26th, 2013|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The Georgian Chief Prosecutor’s office. (Official photo.) TBILISI, DFWatch–It is not known why two deputies to the Georgian chief prosecutor have resigned, and the Tbilisi prosecutor was replaced a few days ago. Lasha Natsvlishvili resigned November 21, just as a new chief prosecutor was appointed. In his letter of […]

Georgia’s chief prosecutor resigns

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

The likely new chief prosecutor Otar Partskhaladze. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Georgia’s Chief Prosecutor Archil Kbilashvili resigned on Thursday. His replacement, Otar Partskhaladze, was presented Friday. It has not been officially confirmed, but unofficially known that Partskhaladze will leave his job as chairman […]