10 Nov 2020
Statement of the state inspector's service
On 10 November 2020, the Investigative Department of the State Inspector’s Service, based on the report filed by lawyer Eduard Marikashvili, launched an investigation into an alleged fact of exceeding official power using violence by employees of Patrol Police of the Ministry of Internal Affairs in respect of G.M. who was arrested on 9 November 2020 during the protest in front of the Parliament. The investigation was launched under Article 333, paragraph 3 (b) of the Criminal Code of Georgia.
The State Inspector’s Service already interviewed G.M. and appointed forensic medical examination. To ensure effective investigation, the Service continues to intensively carry out all necessary investigative and procedural actions.