(Tbilisi. 19.11.01. Civil Georgia) – Member of the faction New Abkhazia – Christian-Democrats Gocha Jojua was heavily beat up yesterday by three policemen, former head of Tbilisi Police Department Soso Alavidze among them. They took the MP from his house and drove him in the countryside intending to beat him. The injured is in hospital right now.
The Interior Ministry made an announcement calling the incident alarming and awful. President Shevardnadze personally controls the investigation.
According to the hurt MP, his comment concerning the property of Soso Alavidze was published in the newspaper Alia the day before, which, he says, was the reason of his offence.
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