JNN 25 April 2014 Tbilisi : Georgia Investigators opened a criminal case on charges of arson of a mosque. The mosque located in the village of Muganlo of Marneulski municipality in Kvemo Kartli district was set on fire.
The incident, which occurred on April, 18, is being investigated under Article 187 of the Criminal Code of Georgia.
Representative of territorial control in the village, Sartichala Vladimir Lursmanishvili said that firefighters managed to localize the fire in a timely manner. The courtyard and windows of the building were completely burned, but the fire didn’t reach the roof.
Georgia is a country in the Caucasus region of Eurasia. Located at the crossroads of Western Asia and Eastern Europe, it is bounded to the west by the Black Sea, to the north by Russia, to the south by Turkey and Armenia, and to the southeast by Azerbaijan. The capital of Georgia is Tbilisi. Georgia covers a territory of 69,700 square kilometres (26,911 sq mi), and its population is almost 5 million. Georgia is a unitary, semi-presidential republic, with the government elected through a representative democracy.