Kingpin's allies arrested for extortion
They racketed the businessman on the instructions of their crowned chief.
Protégés of one of the Georgian thieves in law detained in Rustavi on suspicion of extortion as members of the OCG. In addition, the investigation accuses them of membership in the community of thieves and claims that they racketed the businessman on the instructions of their crowned chief.
According to the Georgian Interior Ministry's website, in the framework of a criminal case law enforcers detained three improvised of the thief in law, whose name is not called. They are accused of extortion of land from the businessman on the instructions of their boss. One of the defendants has a criminal record. The Georgian Interior Ministry released a video recorded on a hidden camera, which filmed a conversation between the businessman and racketeers.
Investigators are trying a criminal case under articles Membership in the Community of Thieves and Extortion by organized group, they face up from 5 to 9 years of imprisonment.
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