Tbilisi (GBC) - According to the Ministry of Internal Affairs, in March of this year, criminal prosecution was initiated against 2,225 persons, which was a 4.9% decrease compared to March of the previous year (March 2022: 2,340).

Of these, 154 people have committed crimes before the probationary period expires, it makes up 6.9% of persecuted persons.

Although the total number of crimes has decreased, the number of domestic violence has increased by 8.3% during the reporting period. If last year in March 216 cases were initiated under this article, this year this figure has increased to 234 cases.