Archive - 19/11/2013

Tue, 19/11/2013 - 14:13

The South Ossetian authorities deported a citizen of Georgia

The South Ossetian authorities handed over to the Georgian side a citizen of Georgia Temur Gagloev, previously convicted for violation of the state border.
As the news agency "Res" has been reported at the press service of the KGB of South Ossetia, Gagloev was handed over to the authorities of Georgia on November 15 in the border village of Ergneti in the course of the meeting in the format of MPRI.
"In May 2013 Gagloev was detained for illegal crossing of the state border of South Ossetia in Znaur district of South Ossetia. During the detention Gagloev explained that he asked for political asylum. He was granted a residence permit and refugee status," - said the KGB press -service official.
After six months of stay on the territory of South Ossetia, Gagloev within a group of offenders was again detained at attempt of illegal crossing the state border with Georgia.
For the second attempt of crossing the border Gagloev was deprived the status of refugee and sentenced to one year conditionally for illegal crossing of the state border.
Two months later it was decided to deport Gagloev to Georgia.
The press service of the RSO KGB noted that Gagloev - born in the Ochamchire district of Abkhazia, - lived on the territory of Georgia in the town of Gori.

Tue, 19/11/2013 - 08:36

The General Prosecutor's office of South Ossetia initiated a criminal case on the fact of escape from the Tskhinval penal colony

South Ossetian President Leonid Tibilov held a meeting with the heads of law enforcement agencies. At the beginning of the meeting Leonid Tibilov has congratulated the participants on the holiday of Dzheorguyba (St. George's Day), noting that this day is one of the major national holidays for Ossetian people.
The meeting discussed the current situation in the Tskhinval penal colony from where on November 16 had escaped the felon. Leonid Tibilov has noted that one of the basic versions of the incident is that the criminal has accomplices among the employees of the penal colony.
The Minister of Justice of the Republic Murat Vaneev has assured that the officers on duty, whose criminal negligence led to the escape, will be severely punished and they will bear criminal responsibility.
According to the Minister, the Prosecutor General of the Republic began criminal proceedings, and the Interior Ministry is engaged in search actions on capturing the escapee. The Minister reiterated that all those responsible would be punished.
Interior Minister Akhsar Lavoev has reported that all the units of the Ministry have been mobilized and are currently ongoing the search actions to capture the felon.
During the meeting, Prosecutor General Merab Chigoev reported on the results of his working visit to the Russian Federation. According to him, after a meeting with the leadership of the RF General Prosecutor's Office has been signed a program for cooperation between the agencies for 2014-2015.
At the meeting was also discussed the investigation of criminal cases sent to the Russian Federation. In particular, Merab Chigoev noted that some of the persons involved in criminal cases in South Ossetia and declared wanted, Prosecutor General's Office had repeatedly announced wanted in the territory of Russia. Among them are the former Chairman of the National Bank Oleg Dzantuev and the Chairman of the Commercial Bank "Bon -Bank" Vladislav Kokoev, indicted in September.
"We are talking about 150 million rubles, which Dzantuev illegally transferred to "Bon –Bank," then the money disappeared," - said the Prosecutor General.
During the meeting, Leonid Tibilov drew attention to another problem - the problem with wrong parking.
The head of state has stressed that one can often observe how motorists park their cars at their homes, shops, institutions, penetrating into the sidewalks.
"Paving is not intended for driving. Passers-by, bypassing the obstruction, are often forced to go out into the street,"- said the president.
The head of state ordered the Interior Ministry to provide assistance to the town hall in solving this issue.