Hundreds of Criminals Shelter in Pankisi – State Security Minister Says

(Tbilisi, January 15, Civil Georgia) – Approximately 6 hundred criminals are in Pankisi gorge at the moment, State Security Minister Valeri Khaburdzania stated on January 15.

Georgian law enforcers launched a special operation to crackdown criminals in the gorge.

“The law-enforcement agencies cannot disable all the criminals in the gorge at present. The problem will be resolved gradually, stage by stage,” the Minister stated.