15 December 2019,   17:16
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Vakhtang Gomelauri, Soso Gogashvili and Irakli Chimakadze were questionned on Temirlan Machalikashvili Case

Former Chief of the State Security Service Vakhtang Gomelauri, former Deputy Chief Soso Gogashvili and the Head of the Counterterrorism Center Irakli Chimakadze were questioned at the Prosecutor"s Office.
The Ministry of Internal Affairs and the State Security Service already confirmed this information.

Gomelauri, Gogashvili and Chimakadze testified at the investigation department in connection with Temirlan Machalikashvili’s case, who died during a special operation in Pankisi.
The special operation, during which Temirlan Machalikashvili was killed, was conducted in the Pankisi Gorge in December 2017. The State Security Service blamed Temirlan Machalikashvili and several others in the Pankisi Gorge for helping international terrorist Ahmed Chataev and his group. Machalikashvili died on January 10, 2018, but he was not charged. The other persons were arrested. The court found them guilty and sentenced them to imprisonment.

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