11 August 2020,   19:46
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Davit Chakua, the former Head of Penitentiary Department to be extradited from Germany

44-year-old Davit Chakua, the former Head of the Penitentiary Department, will be extradited from Germany. The information was confirmed by the General Prosecutor’s Office of Georgia.


The former Head of the Penitentiary Department, along with convicts Bacho Akhalaia, Rezo Charbadze and Megis Kardava, was convicted on March 27, 2006, of provoking a prison riot in Tbilisi, which claimed the lives of seven prisoners.


Chakua, along with former Justice Minister Zurab Adeishvili, was also convicted of organizing degrading and inhuman treatment of prisoners; abuse of office; falsification of evidence and violence against a witness.

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