Nika Gvaramia, General Director of Mtavari Arkhi, was sentenced to 3 years and 6 months in prison. The decision was taken by the judge of the Tbilisi City Court Lasha Chkhikvadze.
As for Iashvili and Damenia, by the decision of the judge, Zurab Iashvili was acquitted, the bail and arrest of his property were removed. Kakha Damenia - found guilty under article 220 and fined 50 thousand lari.Recall that on September 6, 2020, the General Prosecutor’s Office of Georgia brought charges against Nika Gvaramia, as well as the former financial director of the same TV channel Kakha Damenia and director of Inter Media Plus Zurab Iashvili.Gvaramia is accused of embezzling large sums of property belonging to Rustavi 2, commercial bribery and forgery of official documents, as well as legalization of illegal income by a group of persons by prior agreement. In addition, Gvaramia is accused of abuse of office.