INTIMIDAITON FROM POLICE OFFICERS AGAINST MEMBER OF YOUTH WING OF GEORGIAN DREAM GIORGI EBRALIDZE IN TBILISI
2012-08-12 On August 12, 2012, member of the Georgian Dream’s youth group Giorgi Ebralidze was driving in a cab when law enforcement officers forced him out of the vehicle and took him to the police department.
Giorgi Ebralidze talked to The ISFED’s LTO about the incident. According to him, when the cab stopped for a traffic light, men dressed in civilian clothes approached it, opened the door and asked Ebralidze to get off the vehicle. They presented employee cards confirming that they were officers of the Interior Ministry and asked him to follow them.
The police officers took Ebralidze to the police department where he was interviewed first by deputy chief of the department and later by the chief of the department. At the department he was asked about the place of his employment to which Giorgi Ebralidze responded that he works at the coalition Georgian Dream. Later he was asked whether he was paid or not for the work that he dead for the coalition. After the interview he was taken for a drug test and after the drug test he was released.