Four Policemen Abducted in Pankisi

(Tbilisi, February 18, Civil Georgia) – Criminals attacked police checkpoints in Duisi village of Pankisi gorge and kidnapped four law enforcers late on February 17.

Criminals’ raid on checkpoints occurred after the police arrested one of the main suspects in drug dealing Yuri Bagakashvili. Kidnappers demand release of the arrested criminal.

Six persons are detained by the kidnappers in Pankisi gorge at the moment – Aziz Khalilov, monk Basil Machitadze and four policemen.

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