MINISTER OF INTERNAL AFFAIRS TOOK FIRST-GRADER DAUGHTER OF POLICEMEN KILLED IN THE LINE OF DUTY
Daughter of police officer Giorgi Beruashvili, killed by the criminal in the line of duty, was taken to school by Minister of Internal Affairs Giorgi Mgebrishvili for the first time.
Under the initiative of Giorgi Mgebrishvili it was established as a tradition that each year, children of the police officers fallen in the line of duty, receive presents and are taken to school by the Minister and other officials of the agency. This year Giorgi Mgebrishvili arrived in Borjomi to congratulate daughter of Giorgi Beruashvili, Tamar Beruashvili with the beginning of the school year, handed over presents and took her to school for the first time.
On 23 January, 2015 district inspector-investigator at Borjomi regional division of Samtskhe-Javakheti Regional Main Division Giorgi Beruashvili was fulfilling police duties in Likani when he was subject to multiple shots made by resident of Borjomi, several times convicted person. Criminal opened fire towards police officers and left the crime scene. As a result of fire both of the policemen received wounds. Law enforcers managed to detain the criminal. Medics did their best to safe officers’ lives, however Giorgi Beruashvili died due to the heavy injuries.
“Street, where I met Tamar to take her to school, is named after her father who is a hero, killed in the line of duty by the criminal’s bullet…
It was very hard for me to walk on this street, undertaken responsibility is very hard and realization of the fact that on this very important moment I have to take Giorgi’s daughter to school instead of him…
Today Tamar is experiencing the most important day in her life, which should be shared with her father…. Today entire police stands along with her, she will be member of our big family for the rest of her life… we’ll always take care of children of fallen policemen”.-stated Minister of Internal Affairs.