The court in Tbilisi has left under arrest of six Ukrainians

Суд в Тбилиси оставил под арестом шесть украинцев

The court in Tbilisi over the Ukrainians

The court of appeal decided that the decision on pre-trial detainees was lawful.

The appellate court of Tbilisi has confirmed the decision about the arrest of six Ukrainians and one citizen of Georgia detained on charges of illegal acquisition and possession of firearms and explosives. It is reported by Interfax on Saturday, December 15.

In the press service of the court of Appeal stated that the trial court has complied with all the procedural rules and the decision on pre-trial detention of the detainees was lawful.

Recall, December 2, six Ukrainian citizens and one citizen of Georgia was detained during a special operation in two hotels in Tbilisi, where they stopped. They seized pistols Beretta and Makarov, automatic hand gun and ammunition. On this fact in Georgia began criminal proceedings.

It is established that the detainees arrived in Georgia 27 November, on the eve of the second round of presidential elections in this country. The investigation finds out the particular purpose of their visit to Georgia, including the possible link of these persons with extending the country’s political processes.

According to lawyers, the detainees claim that arrived in Georgia for tourist purposes. The court arrested them on December 4.

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