Dispersal of protest rally in Tbilisi, June 21, 2019. Photo: REUTERS/Irakli Gedenidze

26 June 2019, 18:28

In Tbilisi, all detained protestors set free

At a request of the Chief Prosecutor's Office of Georgia, the Tbilisi City Court released 51 protesters detained during the protest action held at night on June 21, the press service of the Tbilisi City Court reports today.

The "Caucasian Knot" has reported that in the morning on June 21, law enforcers dispersed the protesters. The Georgian Ministry for Public Health then reported about the hospitalization of 240 people, and the Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA) about the detention of 305 protesters. Some of the detainees were subjected to administrative arrests.

"On June 25, the Administrative Cases Panel of the Tbilisi City Court considered and granted the appeals filed by the General Prosecutor's Office of Georgia to change and reduce the penalties imposed on 51 detainees for administrative offenses," the press service of the Tbilisi City Court reports today (as translated from Georgian by the "Caucasian Knot" correspondent).

According to the Tbilisi City Court, all the detainees were immediately released from the administrative arrests.

This article was originally published on the Russian page of 24/7 Internet agency ‘Caucasian Knot’ on June 26, 2019 at 02:42 pm MSK. To access the full text of the article, click here.

Author: Inna Kukudzhanova; Source: CK correspondent

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