Head of Penitentiary System Resigned

(Tbilisi. January 10. Civil Georgia) – Justice Minister Roland Giligashvili satisfied Head of the Penitentiary System Demur Mikadze’s request for resignation on January 10.

Demur Mikadze explained his decision to resign with the terrible situation in the penitentiary system. It is impossible to work in this kind of conditions, Mikadze stated.

Justice Minister Roland Giligashvili appointed Demur Mikadze, Ministry of Internal Affairs former employee on the post of the Head of the Penitentiary System on October 23 2001.

Giligashvili accused former Justice Minister Mikheil Saakashvili of deteriorating situation in penitentiary system with appointing unprofessional staff on the high positions system on October 27 2001.

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