Police arrest one for insulting mother of ex-Pres. Saakashvili

The arrested individual has been charged with petty hooliganism and disobedience to the officers.

Agenda.ge, 23 Dec 2022 - 13:50, Tbilisi,Georgia

Georgian law enforcement officers on Friday arrested an individual for insulting Giuli Alasania, the mother of the imprisoned former President Mikheil Saakashvili, following an incident on Thursday outside the Vivamedi civilian clinic in Tbilisi.

Media reports said Alasania’s bodyguards had attempted to stop the offender as the latter approached the former official’s mother while she was being interviewed outside the clinic where the former official has been undergoing treatment since May.

A police crew also arrived at the scene shortly following the incident, with the arrested individual charged with petty hooliganism and disobedience to the officers.

The incident took place as a trial hearing on granting release or postponement of the rest of Saakashvili’s sentence on medical grounds was held in Tbilisi City Court during the day.

Saakashvili was involved in the process via a video link before his participation was cut short as lawyers claimed the former President had become unwell.