Criminal in Caucasus

Georgian police arrest Zurab Zhvania's son

Georgian police have arrested the son of former Prime Minister Zurab Zhvania for alleged assault on the grandson of entrepreneur Gogi Topadze in Tbilisi. Busa Zhvania was arrested after an incident in the home of the family of …

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Giorgi Rurua sentenced to 4 years in prison

The co-founder of the opposition-minded TV channel Mtavari Arkhi Giorgi Rurua was found guilty for the illegal possession and carrying of firearms and has been sentenced to four years in prison by Tbilisi City Court today. Rurua, …

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Zvartnots Airport receives bomb threat

An anonymous call was received last night informing that a bomb had been planted at Armenia's Zvartnots International Airport. A large number of rescuers, police and National Security Service officers, paramedics, as well as …

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Bulgarian cybercriminals caught in Baku

Officers of the Main Organized Crime Department under the Azerbaijani Ministry of Internal Affairs have carried out a special operation against members of the international network of cybercriminals, according to the press service of the …

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Murder in Yerevan, suspect is victim’s son-in-law

A murder with the use of firearm was committed in Yerevan this morning. At about 5:20am local time, police and 911 emergency hotline received reports that a man's dead body was found near the apartment entrance of a building, …

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Vano Merabishvili leaves prison

Georgia's former Interior and Prime Minister Vano Merabishvili left prison today after serving almost seven years, stating that he is returning to politics and ‘guarantees’ the end of the current Georgian Dream …

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Arrest made in jewelry store robbery in Tbilisi

One individual has been detained and three others identified for robbing the Redberry jewelry shop in Tbilisi, according to the Georgian Interior Ministry. The detainee has only been identified as Z.S., 36, who has a previous …

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Drug dealer detained in Georgia's Poti

Georgian police officers have detained one individual for drug offences in the Georgian town of Poti, the Georgian Interior Ministry reported. Law enforcers have seized 26 packs of methadone and five packs of cocaine as a …

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Armenia takes on “thieves in law”

A new law makes it illegal to belong to a “criminal subculture” even if no specific crime has been committed. The legislation follows examples set in Georgia and Russia.

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Shooting in Yerevan: now at courthouse - media

Shooting has been recorded at the courthouse in Yerevan, according to shamshyan.com. The incident occurred on January 21, but was made public only today. Judge Tatevik Grigoryan appealed to the police department …

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Six drug traffickers detained in Tbilisi

Six drug traffickers have been detained in Ponichala district of Tbilisi this month, with large quantity of drugs confiscated, the Georgian Interior Ministry reported today. The ministry says that since January 1, 2019 they have …

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