Georgia: Three Arrested in Tbilisi with Cs-137


On 19 November 2010, Georgian law enforcement officials discovered Cs-137 in an apartment in the Tbilisi city center and arrested several people on charges of illegal acquisition and possession of radioactive materials. [1]. According to one report, the material was offered for sale [2].

Abstract Number: 20100190
Headline: Georgia: Three Arrested in Tbilisi with Cs-137
Date: 19 November 2010
[1] "Georgia arrests suspects trying to sell radioactive material," 19 November 2010, Military Space News,
[2] "Georgia arrested four suspects trying to sell Cs-137 in Tbilisi," Xinhua News Agency, 20 November 2010,
Material: Cs-137


April 23, 2012

This article is part of a collection examining reported incidents of nuclear or radioactive materials trafficking in or originating from the Newly Independent States.