Reports say an organized-crime unit from North Ossetia crossed the administrative border between the two regions on March 29 and detained at least four Ingush.
According to the reports, reinforcing Ingushetian units arrived and after a standoff detained 15 North Ossetian police officers.
Human Rights In Georgia
Georgian police arresting a suspect in September 2006 (InterPressNews)
NOT A ROSY PICTURE: Ana Dolidze, former president of the Georgian Young Lawyers Association and a visiting scholar at Columbia University, told an RFE/RL briefing that many obstacles remain before Georgia's courts and law enforcement organs will be able to ensure human rights.
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