Two Military Commanders Arrested
Civil Georgia, Tbilisi / 11 May.'09 / 15:43

Kakha Kobaidze and Davit Sulkhanishvili, the commanders of the 3rd and 1st infantry brigades of the Georgian armed forces, respectively, were arrested in connection to the May 5 mutiny at Mukhrovani military unit, the Defense Ministry’s Military Police said on May 11.

The both men are accused of concealing information about the plotting a mutiny at Mukhrovani mutiny, an official from the Military Police said.

“These persons were aware that the military mutiny was organized; they also had information who were participating in it; however, they did not notify either their command, or the law enforcement agencies about it,” Gaga Kirkitadze an official from the Military Police, said on May 11.

Criminal charges against the two men, who were arrested on May 9, have been brought under article 376 of the Criminal Code of Georgia for non-reporting of crime, he said.

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