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Ex-commander of the National Guard is presented the charge

2009-05-07 13:08

Major General Koba Kobaladze, the ex-commander of the National Guard is charged of organizing a plot and mutiny aimed to overthrow the constitutional order of Georgia, stated gela Nikolaishvili, his attorney - Novosti-Gruzia.


"My client is charged only on the basis of the detained Major Giya Gvaladze, who said Kobaladze attended the meeting at which the plot was planned", Nikolaishvili said in Rustavi 2 air.

Kobaladze was detained on May 5th over the case of mutiny in a tank battalion.

That day the battalion in Mukhrovani [20miles from Tbilisi] declared insubordination to the authorities; the negotiations lasted for four hours, with participation of the President Saakashvili, servicemen laid down arms.

Among the detained there were high-ranking military: Koba Kobaladze, the ex-commander of the National Guard and Giya Gvaladze, in 1990s the coomander of delta special mission squad.

"For a month he [Kobaladze] was addressed with a demand to leave Georgia, as he had authority in the army. Since for the present-day leadership everyone possessing authority is a danger, and they finally decided to arrest him", Nikolaishvili states.


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