Three persons detained in connection with Nizami Ganjevi monument desecration

Politics Materials 17 April 2006 14:43 (UTC +04:00)

Three persons have been detained in connection with the desecration of the monument of the famous Azerbaijani poet, Nizami Ganjevi in Marneul district of Georgia, the Azerbaijani embassy` s in Georgia press-secretary, Elkhan Polukhov told Trend.

Preliminary investigation is now being held and a criminal case is expected to be started, the district policy department told the embassy.

The Ganjevi monument in the Marneul district of Georgia has been spilled over with paint and covered with obscene writings on the night from 14 to 15 April. Considering that the given case is already second case of this nature the embassy has addressed the law enforcement bodies. The Azerbaijani residents of Marneuli have started a rally in the city center demanding the investigation and punishment for those guilty.