Saakashvili signed a Protocol on illegal border crossing

The former head of the Odessa regional state administration, ex-President of Georgia Mikheil Saakashvili on September 12 signed the first objection of his lawyers to the Protocol on illegal border crossing, and then signed the Protocol.

Reportedly, the objection was attached to the Protocol. After these procedures, the border guards left the territory of the Lviv hotel “Leopolis”, where, reportedly, home to Saakashvili.


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Before that, the lawyer Saakashvili Markiyan Halabala explained: “We give now to Mikheil Saakashvili’s objection to the Protocol on administrative offense, that we believe the Protocol of bringing him to justice illegal.”

It is also reported that Saakashvili hand-made corrections in the objection to the Protocol.

Judicial review of the Protocol on crossing the state border of Ukraine will consider Mostyska district court of Lviv region on Monday, September 18. Saakashvili should arrive at the court for consideration of a Protocol on illicit border crossings.

As you know, September 10, at about 20:00 Saakashvili still managed to break into the territory of Ukraine, using the help of several hundred activists. The crowd, whose ranks were including people’s deputies of Ukraine, broke through the ranks of guards at the checkpoint “shehyni” and had a policy in Ukraine.

In the course of events at “shehyni” injured 16 security officials. The police have already made information on the fact of breaking the boundaries of Saakashvili in the Unified register of pre-judicial investigations under article 332 “Illegal transportation of persons through the state border of Ukraine”. Article provides imprisonment for the term from three to seven years, if these actions committed on preliminary arrangement by group of persons.

Recall. at the beginning of September , Ukraine received a request from Georgia for the arrest and extradition of Saakashvili. The Prosecutor’s office of Ukraine said: given the fact that criminal cases, in respect of which extradition is requested Saakashvili, pending before the Tbilisi city court, according to article 574 of the criminal procedure code of Ukraine “the request of the competent authorities of Georgia will be considered by the Ministry of justice of Ukraine“.