Driver protection «Magnitogorsk» hopes he will be acquitted

© RIA Novosti / Igor Taraborrelli in fotobanka trial. Archival photoDriver protection «Magnitogorsk» hopes he will be acquitted© RIA Novosti / Igor Taraborrelli the image Bank

Lawyers Shota Elizbarashvili, who worked as a personal driver at «Magnitogorsk» Amiran Giorgadze, who killed four people in October 2015, told the jury about innocence and looks forward to its full justification, the correspondent of RIA Novosti from the audience of the Moscow regional court.

Investigators estimate total Elizbarashvili aiding three of the four committed by his chief of homicide, and illegal acquisition of arms.

«My client Shota Elizbarashvili had not joined the conspiracy, knew nothing about the intention to kill. Do not take any part in the preparations for the crime. Not helped and in advance not promised to help him to escape from the scene of the crime,» — said the lawyer, noting that his client has not acquired the weapon and was not aware of its transportation.

As has established a consequence, on October 19 2015 in his office was shot the first Deputy head of Krasnogorsk near Moscow Yury Karaulov and the head of the Krasnogorsk networks George Kotlyarenko. The murder of suspected local businessman Amiran Giorgadze, who was later found dead in one of the houses in the village Timoshkino.

According to investigators, the shooter had committed suicide. Hiding from law enforcement, Giorgadze, according to the investigation, also shot to death a local resident Constantine Smyslov and his partner Tristan Zakaidze.