10 Jul 2018 - 14:27
The Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia says that people phone police for domestic violence cases more frequently than in previous years.
The Deputy Interior Minister of Georgia Natia Mezvrishvili stated today that between January 1 and July 1:
The Ministry of Internal Affairs is combating against the family crimes not only outside its walls, but also inside the system,” Mezvrishvili stated.
Disciplinary sanctions were issued for 10 employees of the Interior Ministry. Four out of the ten were punished for not showing appropriate reaction to the cases of family violence, while six for committing the family violence. Out of the six three have been dismissed,” Mezvrishvili said.
Mezvrishvili stated that the violators in the high risk group will have to wear electronic bracelets for a permanent police control.
The system will be launched until the end of the year,” Mezvrishvili stated.
Mezvrishvili also spoke about the discriminatory crimes and stated that in the past six months more than 50 individuals have been detained for committing such a crime.
Mezvrishvili said that the Interior Ministry has initiated the changes in parliament through which: