Thief in law detained in stylish ‘prison uniform’, Ukraine
Earlier, Dato Swan had been detained by the Security Service of Ukraine and deported to Georgia. However, last April he arrived again illegally to continue his criminal business.
In the Dnieper, the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) detained the Georgian thief in law David Gerliani, better known in criminal circles as Dato Swan. The law enforcers say that the thief arrived in the country illegally using forged documents. In the summer of 2016, he was also deported from the country to Georgia, but Dato Swan chose to return to continue his criminal business in Ukraine.
According to the intelligence service, the thief in law returned to monitor the activities of local criminals in the Odessa Region. Dato Swan tried to hide in the territory of Dnieper, after learning that the security forces were after him. However, the SBU managed to collar the criminal. The clothes Dato Swan was wearing when he was detained deserve special attention. The mafia boss had a turtleneck with black and white horizontal strips and pants with red and white vertical strips, as well as flip flops on bare feet. In general, the outfit of the Georgian thief looked ridiculous and he looked like a ‘happy prisoner’.
Former member of the Federation Council believes that this once again points to numerous violations and falsification of evidence during the investigation of his criminal case on charges of bribe-taking in the amount of 27.5 million rubles ($457 thousand).