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Gigi Ugulava refuses from appearing for interrogation2013-02-14 13:42
Georgian Interior Ministry requires the court to issue an order on the compulsory summoning the Mayor of Tbilisi Gigi Ugulava for interrogation, the IA Regnum reported.gt-en-newsitem-inside
In special statement the Ministry stressed that despite repeated warnings, Tbilisi Mayor has not appeared to the investigating authorities in order to testify as a witness. "Accordingly, we will apply coercive measures provided by the Criminal Procedure Code. Investigation is going to appeal to the court to issue an order to summon Ugulava forcedly", said in a statement.
The MIA appealed to the court on February 14. That was the response to a statement Ugulava, spread through the official website of Tbilisi City Hall, stating that he was still waiting for the investigators in his office at City Hall. Ugulava also stated he would obey only the court decision, if the court issues such an order.
Recall, on February, 11 it was reported that the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia could apply coercive measures against the Mayor of Tbilisi Gigi Ugulava by the law enforcement agencies if he failed to appear for interrogation on Monday, February 11.
"The refuse to testify is a criminal offense. According to the Article 371 of the Criminal Code of Georgia, the refusal to testify is a crime punishable by imprisonment for up to 4 years", the Interior Ministry declared.