The driver of the motorcade Burjanadze sentenced to 12 years
Driver of a car that was in the motorcade of former Speaker of the Georgian Parliament, leader of the opposition "National Assembly" Nino Burjanadze during the events on the night of May 26 in the center of Tbilisi, was sentenced to 12 years in prison by the decision of Tbilisi City Court.
This was reported by the agency Trend referring to a message released today by the court. They noted that Chakri Zurashvili was convicted of crimes under the second part of Article 353, as well as part three of Article 117 of the Criminal Code of Georgia.
During the investigation it was found that during a protest at Rustaveli square in the Georgian capital on May 26 motorcade of the leader of "Democratic Movement - United Georgia" Nino Burjanadze knocked down a police officer who died on the spot.
Due to this fact the Georgian Interior Ministry detained five more people. Four of them were sentenced to prison terms ranging from three to four years, and the trial of the fifth detainee still continuing.
Recently, Burjanadze, referring to the Expertise Bureau, stated that the complicity of the driver from her motorcade to the death of a policeman was not confirmed.