13 May 2021,   17:08
One person detained in Tbilisi trafficking of juveniles

The officers of the Trafficking and Illegal Migration Division under the Central Criminal Police Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs detained D.K. (DoB 1975) in Tbilisi, as a result of operative-investigative activities on the basis of the relevant court decision for trafficking of juveniles.

The committed crime envisages from 14 to 17 years of imprisonment.

In the course of investigation it was established that the accused person had been exploiting his spouse’s underage nephews by means of psychological and physical violence, forcing them to collect money by selling various items. D.K. physically abused juveniles if his demands were not fulfilled.

The investigation is in progress under Article 143, Part II, Subparagraph "C" of the Criminal Code of Georgia, which stipulates labor exploitation against minors.