Former thief in law Kocho Gogi gets killed in Tbilisi
The reprisal might have been triggered by his debts or could be revenge for past deeds.
The body of the former thief in law Gogi Khatoev aka Kocho Gogi was found in an apartment in the heart of Tbilisi yesterday. As reported by the television company Rustavi 2, he had gone by the name of Ratiani before his death.
The 61-year-old man was shot in the head at dawn on Sunday, it is believed.
Georgian media reported that there are different theories about the murder, from a huge debt Khatoev had had, to a revenge for past deeds.
The police have instituted a criminal case under the premeditated murder article, which provides for punishment in the form of imprisonment for 7 to 15 years.
According to reports, Gogi Khatoev used to be a titled thief, before he lost his “crown” for unknown reasons.
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