22:44, Thursday, 18.09.2014
YouTube
Twitter
Facebook
RSS
ქართული English

Web Portal on Human Rights in Georgia

Go
Advanced Search

Family Members of Detained Opposition Supporter Are Being Watched

13.07.2009
Family members of Kote Kapanadze, a supporter of the New Rights, are being watched by law enforcement officers and strangers; the family lives in the village of Kartubani in Lagodekhi District.

According to Shorena Neparidze, wife of Kapanadze, the family members have been watched since Kote Kapanadze was detained.

Several days before the detention, when he was not suspected yet, strangers broke into our house and demanded IDs and telephone numbers of family members. They were interested to get information about Vazha, Kote’s brother. They inquired about his exact address and occupation besides the political party. Policemen and officers from various departments of the Ministry of Internal Affairs are watching us everywhere,” said Shorena Neparidze.

Kote Kapanadze, supporter of the New Rights, was detained several days ago by the Investigation Department of Revenues. The detainee is accused of abusing his power. Giorgi Gogichashvili, judge at the Telavi District Court bailed him with 20 000 GEL, however, Tbilisi Appeal Court annulled the order after Prosecutor’s Office appealed against the decision of Telavi District Court and sent Kapanadze to two-month pretrial imprisonment.

Source: Kakheti News Center

Print Send to Friend Send to Facebook Tweet This
Leave your comment
Your name:
Your comment:

Security code: Code
OTHER NEWS
POLL
How do you evaluate detention of former Tbilisi Mayor Gigi Ugulava?
-He was arrested for real crime in accordance to the procedural norms -He was arrested for real crime but through violation of procedural norms -He was arrested based on unreal charge for political motives -I cannot answer

BLOG

Fragile Peace on Balkans
After a long and complicated preparation period, on July 30, we landed in Sarajevo. Despite scary landing caused by bad weather conditions in
Detailed...
Hungry Commission Members and Commission Chairpersons Angry with Observers in Batumi
Seal without Carve and Voter with Two Names in Guria
Archive

EDITORIAL

Triggers of Prisoners’ Mass Protests
Recently, protest of Geguti prison inmates was one of the most urgent topics in Georgian media. Hundreds of prisoners used different forms of
Detailed...
Autumn Fly
Human Rights Center to Monitor Trials on Former Senior Governmental Officials
Archive
THEMES
CATEGORIES

Copyright © 2004 - 2014 HRIDC