Lasha Nakaidze, the former host of Mtavari TV, who is accused of rape, violence and threats to kill, was sentenced to prison as a measure of restraint. The decision was announced by the judge of the Tbilisi City Court, Jemal Kopaliani.
The session was closed. The prosecutor filed a motion to imprison Lasha Nakaidze as a preventive measure. The defense side requested a bail.
According to the prosecutor, the accused does not admit the crime.
According to the Prosecutor's Office, on August 15, the accused Lasha Nakaidze threatened to kill A.P. by demonstrating a knife and a sound pistol on the grounds of gender intolerance, and physically assaulted her by hitting different parts of her body and using a stinging object. After this, the accused sexually assaulted the victim with violence and threats of violence.
The charges against the accused envisage imprisonment from 6 to 8 years.