Mikheil Saakashvili charged with illegally crossing state border

Source : 112 Ukraine

This is confirmed by the testimony of witnesses and other evidence
12:04, 21 October 2021

Ex-President of Georgia and former head of Odesa regional state administration

The Prosecutor General's Office of Georgia has officially charged former President Mikheil Saakashvili with illegal crossing of the state border (Part 1 of Art. 344 of the Criminal Code of Georgia), Ekho Kavkaza reports.

"Investigative actions have been carried out in this case, video materials have been demanded, as well as telephones have been confiscated, and it has been established that Mikheil Saakashvili was assisted in his entry by Elguja Tsomai. Charges were also brought against those who helped him enter the country and did not report it to law enforcement. All this is confirmed not only by the testimony of witnesses, but also by the obtained written evidence and video materials. There are also testimonies of Elguja Tsomai and other witnesses," the prosecutor said. 

As it was reported earlier, former president of Georgia Mikheil Saakashvili has reported that he arrived in his motherland for the first time since 2013 on October 1. However, that same evening Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili stated that Saakashvili was arrested and had already been taken to the penitentiary. There Saakashvili went on a hunger strike.

Soon, ex-president of Georgia Mikheil Saakashvili was transferred to the individual cell. Saakashvili refused to interrupt his hunger strike despite the worsening of health.

The Ministry of Justice of Georgia offered the Ministry of Health to create a multifunctional group of doctors to assess the health of the prisoner.

Later, it became known that the consilium of Georgian doctors recommended to hospitalize the arrested man.

Related: Ukraine to try and get Saakashvili back from Georgian prison, - Justice Minister

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