Nikanor Melia – the member of the Parliament of Georgia was summoned by 10:00 AM to the Office of the Prosecutor General of Georgia to be officially accused of organizing, leading and participating in group violence during the public demonstration committed on June 20-21, 2019 in front of the Parliament.
Although Nicanor Melia was obliged to show up at the law enforcement agency, he did not come, therefore, the decision on prosecution under Articles 225§1 and 225§2 of the Criminal Code of Georgia was shown to his defence attorney.
As you are aware, based on the evidence obtained as a result of an investigation, the decision on the prosecution against Nikanor Melia for organising and participating in group violence during the public demonstration was staken on June 25, 2019.
The defendant and/or his defense attorney will be provided with the evidence obtained within the period prescribed by the law - before the first appearance of the defendant to the court.
The Office of the Prosecutor General of Georgia in accordance with the Rules of Procedure of the Parliament of Georgia has already informed the legislative body about the criminal prosecution against the member of the Parliament and has applied to obtain the approval of the Parliament to arrest the MP.