Ex-Adjara Officials Arrested
Civil Georgia, Tbilisi / 13 Dec.'04 / 12:17

Police arrested Iase Chavleishvili and Rezo Shamilishvili, the ex-finance Minister and ex-Chairman of Adjara’s Government, respectively, in ex-Adjarian leader Aslan Abashidze’s government, for alleged misappropriation of state funds.

Particularly, the Prosecutor’s Office is investigating the misappropriation of more than one million Lari from the Autonomous Republic’s budget, which was allegedly spent to organize pro-governmental rallies in support of Aslan Abashidze and ex-President of Georgia Eduard Shevardnadze last November.

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