POLITICALLY MOTIVATED PHYSICALS VIOLENCE
On 21 September, two opposition supporters were wounded with a cold weapon during a pre-election meeting in the village of Gantiadi, Dmanisi Municipality, organized by the joint opposition candidate, incumbent Mayor Giorgi Tatuashvili. The wounded were first taken to a local hospital and then to Tbilisi.
Next day, the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia (MIA) announced that it had arrested the son of a majoritarian Georgian Dream candidate on charges of committing the crime. The investigation is underway under Article 117 and Article 126, Part 1, Subparagraph B of the Criminal Code of Georgia - intentional gross damage to health and gang violence.