Georgia, Tbilisi, Jan. 18 / Trend N. Kirtzkhalia /
Former head of Adjara's Constitutional Security Service Temur Pataridze was released by the Tbilisi court on bail worth 50,000 lari ($ 1 = 1.66 lari).
He is charged with three articles of the Georgian Criminal Code - abuse of power, extortion and fraud.
"The prosecution urged to use detention as a measure of restraint, but we have applied for bail," Pataridze's lawyer Teymuraz Meskhi. "The judge granted our petition. My client pleaded himself not guilty."
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