Georgian Interior Ministry’s employee detained

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Tbilisi, Georgia, Feb. 12

By Nana Kirtzkhalia - Trend:

Head of the Georgian Interior Ministry's state procurement office Giorgi Badjelidze has been detained today.

The head of the ministry's press service, Nino Giorgobiani said on Wednesday that Bajelidze, who headed the state procurements office of the ministry's economy and finance department, was arrested for abusing his authority.

"The general inspection of the Interior Ministry detained him on the fact of authority abuse. Investigative measures are underway," Giorgobiani said.

The spokesman did not specify with what Bajelidze is being charged.

Translated by E.A.

Edited by C.N.

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