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Defendants accused of kidnapping an underage girl were convicted


On August 6, 2020, the Signagi district court finished the examination of the case of an underage girl, who was kidnapped in Sagarejo municipality on February 5, 2020, and the judge announced the verdict. HRC lawyer Lia Khuroshvili defended the legal interests of the underage victim.

There were three defendants in the case. R.K was sentenced to seven-year imprisonment under Article 143 Part 3 – “a” and “c” of the Criminal Code of Georgia (unlawful restriction of freedom by a group). V.K was sentenced to 7-year imprisonment under the same article but pursuant to Article 73 of the Juvenile Justice Code, his imprisonment was reduced at ¼ that made the final 5 years and 3 months under Article 143 part 3 – “a” and “c” of the CCG; however, V.K was also convicted under another article of the CCG, which implies punishment by 10-year imprisonment. Based on the Juvenile Justice Code, this charge was also reduced and, eventually, V.K will spend seven years and six months in prison. The third defendant V.M was also sentenced to seven-year imprisonment under Article 143 - part 3 “a” and “c” of the CCG that was reduced at ¼ based on the Juvenile Justice Code; in the end, he will spend 4 years and eight months in prison.

On February 5, 2020, a group of young men kidnapped an underage girl in a village of Sagarejo municipality for the purpose of marriage. 

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