29 January 2023,   17:02
23-year-old basketball player detained for the murder of a transgender woman

The person arrested for the murder of a transgender woman is 23-year-old basketball player Vache Tsakashvili.

According to the existing information, Tsakashvili cut the throat of a foreign citizen in the massage parlor and hid. After the murder of a Thai citizen employed at a massage parlor on Akhvlediani Street, he also wounded another person, who was soon discharged from the clinic.

As for the motive for the murder, the fact took place on transphobic grounds.

A 38-year-old Thai citizen was killed on Vera, Tbilisi. A transgender woman arrived in Tbilisi for two weeks and worked temporarily at a massage center.