The officers of Old Tbilisi Police Main Division under the Tbilisi Police Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs arrested an employee of a Tbilisi club, E.Ch. (DoB 1980) for coercion.
The investigation established that on January 14, the employee of a club in the central district of Tbilisi forced a guest of the same club, a German tourist, to pay a much larger sum instead of the actual cost of the beer ordered, in particular, he forced the tourist to pay 1000 GEL for a bottle of beer.
As a result of operative and investigative activities carried out within the frames of the ongoing investigation, the police sealed the mentioned club, and later, employee E.Ch. was arrested.
The investigation is underway under Article 150 I part of the Criminal Code of Georgia, which stipulates coercion – unlawful restriction of a person’s freedom of action.