Anti-Corruption Agency arrests City Hall officials in west for bribery

27.02.24 11:17

Officers of Georgia’s Anti-Corruption Agency on Monday detained employees of the City Hall of the western municipality of Tsalenjikha and charged them with bribery.


The state body, operating under State Security Service, said its investigation had established the offenders had taken ₾20,000 ($7,548) from a citizen as a bribe in exchange for auctioning 1,550 square metre plot of land in Daba Jvari, a small town in the municipality.


It also said its investigation into the case was still ongoing, with the arrested individuals facing seven to 11 years of imprisonment.

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