Tbilisi, Georgia, Sept. 10
By Nana Kirtzkhalia - Trend:
Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili urged the police to maximally tighten control.
Garibashvili was commenting on the information about the raids carried out by the law enforcement representatives in the capital of Georgia.
"The law enforcement representatives are entitled to inspect the citizens, while the government - to continue an uncompromising struggle against crime," he said.
"The inspections conducted by law enforcement agencies are a common practice in foreign countries," he added. "This is the normal police control and preventive measures. The law enforcement representatives are entitled to carry out these operations."
He stressed that the policemen have been recently criticized. This was aimed at discrediting the law enforcement system.
"I urge to maximally tighten the control," he said. "The criminogenic situation is under control. The number of crimes committed in the country has greatly declined. The law enforcement agencies intend to maintain stability and peace."