The Asghstafa regional court released Merabi Jibutia, the Georgian citizen, who was arrested in September 2005, Osman Kazimov, the lawyer of the defendant, told Trend .
Jibutia was accused in illegal crossing of the Azerbaijani-Georgian border. He was first kept at investigatory isolation ward 1 in Bail, then the investigatory isolation ward of the National Security Ministry.
Jibutia is one of the people, who met with Ruslan Bashirli, the chairman of Yeni Fikir youth organization in Georgia in August 2005. Investigation Department on Hard Crimes of the Prosecutor Generals Official conducts investigation in this regard. No accusations were brought in regard to Jibutia in relation to the meeting. He was accused of violation of the state border. The materaials of the case were sent to the Aghstafa regional court, where he was sentenced to fine and released. Jibutia repatriated.