Georgian interior Ministry: Ukrainians detained 6, at searches found weapons

МВД Грузии: задержаны 6 украинцев, при обысках найдено оружие

The Ministry of internal Affairs of Georgia said that on Sunday in Tbilisi, was detained 6 citizens of Ukraine and one citizen of Georgia.

This is stated in the message on the Ministry’s website.

“On the basis of operational information of the Ministry of internal Affairs conducted a special operation on 2 December this year in hotels, “Gurias” and “Alliance” on the streets of Likhauri,” – said the interior Ministry of the country.

It is noted that during the searches in hotel rooms discovered the Beretta pistols and Makarov, automatic hand firearms and various ammunition.

A criminal case under article 236 of the Georgian Criminal code (“Illegal purchase and possession of firearms, ammunition, explosives”).

The interior Ministry reported that the Ukrainian citizens arrived in Georgia on 27 November. The goals and objectives of the visit are being investigated.

“The Ministry of internal Affairs and state security Service determines, involved whether the detainees are citizens of Ukraine and Georgia in the political processes in the country”, – said the Agency.

Earlier, the Georgian interior Ministry reported about 7 of the detained citizens of Ukraine.

It was noted that among the detained Georgians Luke Chetia, who fought in Ukraine in the Donbas.

In turn, the Department of consular service of the MFA of Ukraine reported UE that the Ukrainian Consul verifies information about a possible arrest in Georgia of citizens of Ukraine.

As reported Sunday in the Georgian capital Tbilisi on Rustaveli Avenue held a mass protest organized by the United opposition, demanding early parliamentary elections.

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