The Abkhazian Office of Prosecutor opened a case on the fact of the traffic accident leading to death of Prime Minister Gennady Gaguliya and the probable accident initiator was detained, assistant general prosecutor Daur Amichba told TASS on Sunday.
"The office of prosecutor opened a criminal case on the fact of the traffic accident resulting in death of Prime Minister Gennady Gaguliya," the official said. "The car driver was detained," he added.
The vehicle driver was under the influence of drugs, Amichba said. "It was ascertained according to results of examination that the driver was in a state of drug intoxication," he said.
The driver and the security guard of Gaguliya hospitalized after the accident were discharged later.