RUSSIAN OCCUPATION OF ABKHAZIA – 21.09.13 20:52 – 75-year-old man was abducted from the village of Tchuburkhinji of Gali district in occupied region of Abkhazia(Apkhazeti). The abductors demanded a ransom of USD 100 thousand to release the man.
As reported, 5 masked gunmen broke into the Bandzava family at the dusk. They took the man through a Russian checkpoint to the occupied territory.
As reported, the abductors beastly beat the man` wife.
Givi Bandzava`s children are doing business in Ukraine and the abductors contacted them for the ransom.
As reported, the abductors also warned the family members not to cooperate with law enforcers.