The widow of the first Georgian president Zviad Gamsakhurdia, wants to dig up his remains in protest

The widow of the first Georgian president Zviad Gamsakhurdia, Manana Archvadze-Gamsakhurdia is trying to dig up the remains of the wife, buried in the pantheon of writers and public figures of Georgia Mtatsminda, in protest against the confinement of her son under arrest, said Imedi television on Wednesday.

According to the TV, Archvadze demands to release from arrest of her son Tsotne Gamsakhurdia, who is accused of espionage, conspiracy, attempted murder and causing bodily injury to a policeman. If her son will not be released, she threatened to dig up the remains of her husband. According to TV reporters, Archvadze can mean reburied Gamsakhurdia in the house-museum of his father, the famous Georgian writer Konstantine Gamsakhurdia.

The footage, shown in the broadcast television shows that attempt to uncover the tomb had already been implemented, at the tomb are shovels.

On-site presence of law enforcement officials who are trying to persuade Archvadze abandon its intentions.

In the pantheon of Archvadze is together with his supporters, who abstain from comment.

Unable to contact a lawyer Tsotne Gamsakhurdia - Kathy Bekauri, who a few days ago, told reporters that the health of her client, who go hungry to protest, has deteriorated sharply.

Zviad Gamsakhurdia was elected president of Georgia in 1991 and died in 1993 in mysterious circumstances. According to the official authorities of Georgia, he committed suicide, the representatives of the family of the deceased claimed that the first president was assassinated.

17 February 2010 | protest, remains, widow

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