Interior Ministry seizes Molotov cocktails, arrests one

  • A Molotov cocktail is a glass bottle full of inflammable substance and means of ignition. Photo: IPN.

Agenda.ge, 21 Jun 2019 - 21:20, Tbilisi,Georgia

Georgian police have seized 12 Molotov cocktails in Tbilisi and arrested one individual, born in 1949.

The Interior Ministry reports that the detainee planned to use the explosives during the protest rally which is currently underway at Rustaveli Avenue, Tbilisi.

The detainee faces from three to six years in jail.

A Molotov cocktail is a glass bottle full of inflammable substance and means of ignition.

Interior Ministry official Mamuka Chelidze stated that Georgian opposition leaders Irakli Okruashvili, Nikanor Melia and Giorgi Ugulava have been summoned for questioning.

Police arrested 305 people for violation of public order  while protesting Russian MPs' visit to Georgia last night. 14 detainees have been sentenced to 12 days of administrative detention.

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