Former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili was arrested in Ukraine late Friday, days after his supporters freed him from a police van in Kiev.
Ukraine’s prosecutor-general, Yuriy Lutsenko, said in a post on his Facebook page that “everything was done to avoid bloodshed” and that Saakashvili, who has been accused of forming a “criminal group,” had been placed in a “temporary detention facility.”
Saakashvili was first arrested on Tuesday during a raid on his apartment. That led to chaotic scenes and clashes between his supporters and police. Before he could be taken into detention, some of his supporters broke the glass in the …read more
Source: European Voice