The US Embassy in Georgia has responded via Facebook to the recent attack on Formula TV host, journalist Vakho Sanaia, and a relative of his wife, denouncing violence against journalists and urging the authorities to conduct a thorough investigation into the Sanaia case.
“The US Embassy condemns the attack committed against journalist Vakho Sanaia and his family. Attacks against journalists are unacceptable and cannot be tolerated. We urge the authorities to complete a full investigation into this case, as well as other outstanding cases of violence against journalists”, reads the post.
Law enforcers today arrested three people on charges of assaulting formula TV host Vakho Sanaia and a relative of his wife.
The accused, who were allegedly drunk at the time of the assault, were charged with violence committed by a group against two or more individuals, under Article 126 of the Criminal Code of Georgia.
By Elene Dzebisashvili