Source Pravda.Ru

Georgia deports three Chechens to Russia

On Tuesday the Georgian police have deported to Russia three Chechens detained ten days ago, Zurab Tushuri, chief of the Kakhetia regional police department, said to RIA Novosti.

The three Chechens were detained on October 11 near the village of Druisi in the Pankisi gorge on the border with Georgia.

Before it, at a customary briefing Georgian President Eduard Shevardnadze said to reporters that three Chechens had been arrested the other day for illegal penetration into the Georgian territory and crossing the state border.

These people are to be deported, Eduard Shevardnadze said.