One More Suspect Detained on Terror-related Charges
Civil Georgia, Tbilisi / 9 Jan.'18 / 17:32

The Counter-terrorism Department of the State Security Service detained one more resident of Georgia’s north-eastern Akhmeta District on charges of assisting the group of suspects, who allegedly plotted attacks on diplomatic missions in Georgia and Turkey.

According to the Security Service, Zurab Idoidze, together with Zurab Gornakashvili, who was detained earlier, traveled to the north-eastern Turkish city of Hopa, and drove ISIS member Ahmed Chatayev’s group members to the Kirnati-Maradidi section of the Turkish-Georgian border.

The Security Service added that investigation is underway under Part 3 of Article 3311 of the Criminal Code of Georgia, involving funding and assisting terrorist activities, which is punishable by imprisonment for any term of not more than 20 years or less than 17 years, or by life imprisonment.

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