The court sentenced Davit Jijeishvili, accused in the murder of a young man in Tskhvarichamia, to prison as a measure of restraint. 7 other persons arrested in the case were also sentenced to prison as a restraint measure.
The accused in the murder partially admits the guilt, specifically, as he stated at the hearing, he does not recognize himself as guilty of hooliganism, although he admits that Mirian Kukava died from the wounds that he inflicted on him.
The next trial in the case was scheduled for September 19.
5 of the 7 accused persons were charged with group hooliganism, which is punishable by two to five years of imprisonment, and 2 persons were charged with providing false information and failing to report a serious crime, which is punishable by two to six years of imprisonment.
As for Davit Djijeishvili, he was charged under Article 108 of the Criminal Code of Georgia (intentional murder) and Article 239, Part 2, Subparagraph A and Part 3 (hooliganism, committed by a group with a prior agreement, using a knife), which envisages imprisonment from 10 to 15 years.
For information, the incident happened in Tskhvarichamia a few days ago. According to available information, 20-year-old Mirian Kukava was at a birthday party at the house of her friend - Ketato Arabuli, when a verbal confrontation took place between young people at the table. This later turned into a physical confrontation, one of the young men, allegedly Davit Djijeishvili, stabbed Mirian Kukava in the heart and chest, he died on the spot. Djijeishvili was in hiding for almost a day, law enforcement officers were conducting search operations to arrest him.