Saakashvili was forbidden to go out at night
The appellate court of Kiev chose a measure of restraint for Mikhail Saakashvili in the form of house arrest at night. In December the court refused to arrest the politician, who is accused of assisting a criminal organization and funding, he fled to Russian oligarch Sergey Kurchenko.
The appellate court partially granted the petition of the Prosecutor General of Ukraine, reports Interfax-Ukraine.
In Ukraine there are several types of house arrest. The prosecution insisted on round-the-clock custody, but the court found it sufficient to ban Saakashvili to leave his home from 22:00 to 7:00. Former Governor, ex-President of Georgia it will be impossible to leave Kyiv without the permission of the investigator.
Thus, the appellate court overturned the decision of Pechersky court of Kiev which on 11 December last year decided to let Saakashvili under the guarantee of deputies of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine.
“I accept the call of the President [Petro] Poroshenko,” — Saakashvili said after the announcement of the decision, which he called “a disgrace.” The politician also said that in the coming days will announce plans to continue protests against the President.