The state security service (SGB) of Georgia was detained in Tbilisi of a Russian citizen in the framework of a criminal investigation of plotting the murder of journalist Georgy Gabunia
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In July 2019 Gabunia made a speech on Georgian TV with insults in address of the President of Russia Vladimir Putin with the use of obscene language
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The state security service (SGB) of Georgia was detained in Tbilisi of a Russian citizen in the framework of investigation of criminal case about preparation of murder. The full name of the detainee in the press release is not known, provided only his initials B. B.. does Not specify the person whose assassination was being prepared. However, before the promulgation of the official information, the General Director of the Georgian TV channel “Mtavari arch” Nika Gvaramia said at a press conference about the arrest of the native of Ingushetia of Mosambica Bokova, who was allegedly plotting to kill journalist Georgy Gabunia, last year, insulted the President of Russia Vladimir Putin on television.
The detained Russians are accused of buying, keeping and using of forged document. “On the basis of clear and convincing evidence obtained by the investigation, the investigating authority made the decision on his detention, which, on the one hand, he was prosecuted, on the other – was prevented by another more serious crime,” according to the website of SGB. In the case of scheduled examination and interviewed witnesses.
June 15, Gvaramia said at a press conference that the Sides are supposed to act according to the order of the head of Chechnya, Ramzan Kadyrov. “It is possible that the customer of this assassination could be the head of Chechnya, Ramzan Kadyrov, who has previously publicly stated that will punish Gabunia”, – quotes Gvaramia “Interfax”.
According to information, the Sides were detained several days ago during a special operation carried out in Tbilisi by officers of the counter-terrorism Department. Before moving to the capital of Georgia the Sides, according to some, lived in the Pankisi gorge with predominantly Chechen population, where he was known under the name of Ahmed, writes “Kommersant”. Special forces raided the house Bokova in the Pankisi gorge.
According to Gvaramia about the impending assassination attempt on the journalist of the Georgian special services allegedly reported to “the Ukrainian colleagues” who for several months has followed a “Chechen group in Ukraine.” Gvaramia has called on the Georgian authorities to disclose information about the impending crime.
The Georgian interior Ministry confirmed only the arrest of a Russian citizen. While GBS does not disclose the circumstances of the detention of Bokova. He will remain in custody until Aug.
7 July 2019 anchorman Giorgi Gabunia, on the air of “Rustavi-2” was delivered by Putin’s speech, mostly consisting of foul language, called him “Johnny” and “smelly occupier,” suggested the Russian President “get out of Georgia with their slaves” and rudely mentioned deceased mother Putin.
His statements strongly condemned the President of Georgia Salome Zurabishvili, the Prime Minister Mamuka Bakhtadze, head of the Parliament Archil Talakvadze, the former speaker of the Parliament, Irakli Kobakhidze, the mayor of Tbilisi Kakha Kaladze. Criticism of the broadcaster subjected to and the General Director of TV channel Nika Gvaramia. The trick Gabunia caused negative reactions and led to a spontaneous rally near the building of the TV company which produces for several hours stopped broadcasting. After a change of owner of the TV channel journalist was fired, but some time later got a job on another channel.