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26 January 2019, 17:49

Georgian citizen arrested in Abkhazia on suspicion of espionage

Gia Parulava, suspected of espionage, has been arrested for two months. During a search, a grenade, ammunition and an electric detonator were found on him, the State Security Service (SSS) of Abkhazia has reported.

According to the SSS, the detainee, the 57-year-old Georgian citizen Gia Parulava, is a native of the village of Tsarcha.

The "Caucasian Knot" has reported that in 2009, the Supreme Court of Abkhazia sentenced Diana Shedaniya (Aseeva), a 40-year-old resident of Sukhumi, to 19 years in prison after finding her guilty of spying for Georgia.

This article was originally published on the Russian page of 24/7 Internet agency ‘Caucasian Knot’ on January 25, 2019 at 01:37 pm MSK. To access the full text of the article, click here.

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