16 December 2018, 09:41

Batumi resident suspected of attacking transgender

In Batumi, policemen have detained a young man suspected of beating a transgender woman.

According to the Georgian Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA), a 28-year-old man attacked the transgender "because of his intolerance based on gender identity." He insulted the transgender woman and applied physical force to her, the "News-Georgia" has reported.

Earlier, the "Caucasian Knot" reported that on February 6, policemen detained two men on suspicion of beating up three transgender women in Tbilisi.

This article was originally published on the Russian page of 24/7 Internet agency ‘Caucasian Knot’ on December 15, 2018 at 10:10 pm MSK. To access the full text of the article, click here.

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