CONFRONTATION DURING THE MEETING OF KAKHI KALADZE WITH POPULATION IN VILLAGE GOMI
2012-08-18 On August 18, 2012, Kakha Kaladze, the coalition Georgian Dream’s candidate for the position of majoritarian MP was having a meeting with population in Samtredia Municipality, village of Gomi. During the meeting he presented before Gomi community Avtandil Tevzadze as representative of the coalition Georgian Dream. Appearance of Avtandil Tevzadze triggered aggression at the meeting. It was followed by a clash and grew into an intense fight between the young men. As the situation got tenser, elder men started getting involved in the fight.
Witnesses informed The ISFED’s LTO that there were three black SUVs with tinted windows at the assembly and people inside them were watching the meeting closely. Participants of the meeting thought they were policemen; however, they did not react to the developments.