Georgian Ministers flee country over prison torture scandal

Georgian Ministers flee country over prison torture scandal

PanARMENIAN.Net - Georgia’s Former Interior Minister Bacho Akhalaya, Deputy Defense Minister Daao Akhalaya and Justice Minister Zurab Adeishvili have secretly fled the county, local media reports said on Sunday, October 7.

The three men fled more than two weeks after two independent Georgian TV channels aired footage showing inmates abused at a Tbilisi prison, some that immediately provoked a wide public outcry, The Voice of Russia reported.

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