Tbilisi City Court fully agreed with the evidence presented by prosecution and found Sh.Sh. guilty of violence committed in a discriminatory manner.
According to the investigation of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, it was confirmed that on November 8, 2019, at about 19:45, near N36/1 Kostava Street, in Tbilisi, during the rally in front of the Amirani Cinema, Sh.Sh., with the motive of intolerance in terms of appearance and sexual orientation, threw a mobile phone at A.S., which was hit the latter in the face. As a result, the victim received a less grave bodily injury to the body.
The Law Enforcement Bodies detained Sh.Sh. at the scene a few minutes after the crime was committed. He was charged with the offense punishable under Article 120 §1 of the Criminal Code of Georgia and was sentenced to imprisonment as a measure of constraint.
Tbilisi City Court found Sh.Sh. guilty in the presented charges and sentenced him to 1 year and 6 months in prison.
The Prosecutor’s Office of Georgia is pursuing a strict policy regarding the violent crimes committed in a discriminatory manner.