The Prosecutor’s Office of Georgia has charged the two doctors and one nurse of Akhaltsikhe Clinic Imedi with providing false information on the case of Megi Bakradze’s death to the investigation.
The statement of the Prosecutor Office is as follows:
“The Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia launched an investigation into the fact of negligent homicide of Megi Bakradze at the first part of Article 116 of the Criminal Code of Georgia on March 19.
“As a result of the investigation, it was established that on March 18 at the Akhaltsikhe Clinic Imedi Ltd, Megi Bakradze was vaccinated against Covid-19, after which her health condition deteriorated.
“Initially, emergency medical services were provided at the clinic, and then she was transferred by ambulance to the First University Clinic in Tbilisi, where she died on March 19.
“Doctors and nurses were questioned as witnesses in the mentioned criminal case, who were warned by the investigator about the criminal liability under Article 370 of the Criminal Code of Georgia before the start of the interrogation.
“Nevertheless, they obstructed justice and for personal motives, in order not to reveal that V.I. was not present during the first aid on the patient, provided false information to the investigation.
“In particular, according to V.I.’s testimony, on March 18, at the Akhaltsikhe Clinic, after the deterioration of the health of Megi Bakradze, who was in the post-immunization room, the patient underwent appropriate medical procedures as soon as the complication started, as if by him and also under his guidance.
“Charges against B.L., T.G. and V.I. under Article 370, Part 2 of the Criminal Code of Georgia were submitted. The defendants plead guilty.
The Prosecutor’s Office will apply to the Tbilisi City Court to apply a measure of restraint against the accused within the timeframe established by law.
At the Ministry of Internal Affairs, the criminal case is under investigation. Relevant examinations have been appointed to determine the cause of death,” the statement reads.
By Ana Giorgadze