Anti-corruption Agency under SSSG Detained Two Individuals for Bribery in Especially Large Quantities

The officers of Anti-corruption Agency under the State Security Service of Georgia, as a result of operative-searching and investigative activities detained Konstantine Gh., member of Sagarejo Municipality Assembly and Gela M., an employee of the LEPL National Forestry Agency.
Investigation established, that the detainees demanded USD 280 000 from a citizen and in return promised to assist him in appropriating a long- term lease on state-owned 14 hectare land and a lake on the same land in the territory of village Ujarma, Sagarejo Municipality. The officers of Anticorruption Agency detained Konstantine Gh. And Gela M. when they were receiving money USD 30 000.
Investigation is carried out on the fact of bribery (Article 338, Part III) which envisages from 11 to 15 years of imprisonment.
Investigation is carried out by the Anti-corruption Agency under the State Security Service of Georgia.