After a public quarrel between a judge and a family in Georgia punishment for one side was swift, and for the other may never come. Investigation regarding the case continued under two articles. One direction investigated the assumed pressure against judge envisaged from 7 to 9 years of imprisonment for two citizens and on the other hand, investigator has been studying the fact of the supposed battery of the child by the judge. After two years of investigation case where judge is considered as a person who violated underage is still ongoing and closed for everybody, when another case already moved to the court.
Experts believe that the judiciary system and court treats the secretary of the supreme council of justice with exceptional graciousness.
The same judge was named among the members of the privileged group which exists within the judicial system, according to the research made by transparency International-Georgia.
This story by reporter Irma Charaqashvili from the Journalism Resource Centre in Georgia was developed with OPEN Media Hub support in July, 2018.
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