Father Giorgi Mamaladze sentenced to 9 years in jail

Author: Staff
Date Published: 09/05/2017
Publication: InterPressNews

Georgian Archpriest Giorgi Mamaladze has been accounted to by guilty by Tbilisi City Court. Judge Besik Bugianishvili has declared the verdict a while ago.

The priest did not attend the process himself.

The Judge has re-qualified the accusation – lifted charges for gainful murder and accounted him to be guilty only for preparation for committing murder.

The detainee has been sentenced to 9 years in jail for preparation and 2 – for illegal possession of arms. According to the absorption principle, the two years were absorbed and nine years left.

Giorgi Mamaladze was accused of preparation for murdering Patriarch’s Secretary Shorena Tetruashvili.

As investigation has established, Father Giorgi Mamaladze, aiming to provide his career progress in the future, decided to murder Shorena Tetruashvili by means of cyanide.