Saakashvili detained - online broadcast

Source : 112 Ukraine

Security Service provides investigative actions of the Prosecutor General's Office, according to Olena Hitlianska
09:21, 5 December 2017


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General Prosecutor’s Office together with the Security Service of Ukraine searches the house of the opposition politician Mikheil Saakashvili. This was reported by the SBU spokesperson Olena Hitlianska.

"Our special unit of the Security Service provides investigative actions of the Prosecutor General's Office," Hitlianska said.

At the moment, law enforcement officers are standing at the door of the apartment on Kostyolna Street.

According to the 112 Ukraine TV channel reported, Kyiv Rescue Service, ambulances and patrol police are there, near the house.

No one is let inside.

Saakashvili himself is on the roof of the building. According to his allies, there are the SBU officers together with him on the roof, they are trying to detain Saakashvili. A noise is heard, the politician demands that no one approach him.

Earlier David Sakvarelidze reported on his Facebook page that the “unknown men were breaking the door”.

The lawyer is near the door to Saakashvili's appartment, heavily guarded by the police, who are not letting him in.

As it was reported earlier ex-president of Georgia, ex-head of the Odesa Regional State Administration Mikheil Saakashvili said that Ukraine needs a new power and a new government, which he is ready to lead. Saakashvili announced this to the veche, which was held on November 19 in the Constitution Square.

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On October 17, supporters of Mikheil Saakashvili and several other parties and movements launched a protest action against the current government. The number of participants in the first days amounted to several thousand. Now in the center of Kyiv, several dozens of people are rallying. 

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