HINDERING THE MEETING OF TINA KHIDASHELI WITH VOTERS BY REPRESENTATIVES OF LOCAL SELF-GOVERNMENT IN IORMUGHANLO
2012-08-17 Candidate of the coalition Georgian Dream for the position of majoritarian MP, Tina Khidasheli was holding a meeting with voters outside a market in the village of Iormungalo on August 17, 2012. At the meeting representatives of the municipal authorities appeared, attempting to disrupt the meeting.
The meeting later grew into a clash between supporters of the coalition Georgian Dream and representatives of the local authorities, as well as into hindering of journalistic reporting.
As instructed by Mehidkhan Vekilov, son of Tulari Sakrebulo’s member Vekil Vekilov, several young men grabbed a whole pack of newspapers to prevent them from distributing.
The following individuals were actively involved in the clash – Alakhiar Abdulaev, Gamgebeli of the village of Lambalo; Vekil Vekilov, member of Sakrebulo of the village of Tulari; niece of Gamgebeli of Keshalo Village Tavtukh Kachiev and an employee of Gamgeoba , previously convicted Ilgar Gajyev, who was trying to break a camera into pieces .
2012-08-17 After the meeting, representatives of the local authorities physically insulted a journalist of Info 9, Giorgi Nanuashvili and damaged his camera.