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Georgian Prosecutor’s Office decides to close one of its cases against former defense minister

Georgia Materials 7 January 2013 18:35
The Georgian Chief Prosecutor’s Office has decided to close one of the cases filed against former defense minister Irakli Okruashvili, former Minister’s lawyer Zviad Kordzadze told media on Monday.
Georgian Prosecutor’s Office decides to close one of its cases against former defense minister

Georgia, Tbilisi, Jan. 7 / Trend, N. Kirtzkhalia /

The Georgian Chief Prosecutor's Office has decided to close one of the cases filed against former defense minister Irakli Okruashvili, former Minister's lawyer Zviad Kordzadze told media on Monday.

He said that the matter rests in Okruashvili's case. He is accused of money laundering.

The lawyer urged the removal the client's January 5th charge.

Okruashvili was also charged with the creation of illegal armed groups, negligence and attempt of a state coup.

Moreover, he was sentenced to 11 years for taking bribes. The case is being considered by the appellate court.

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