Georgia, Tbilisi, June 30 / Trend, N. Kirtskhalia /
The Tbilisi City Court has chosen an imprisonment term of two months as a preventive measure against former Defense Minister
The decision was taken based on petition of the Georgian Prosecutor General's Office, Tbilisi City Court told Trend.
The Georgian Prosecutor General's Office is prosecuting Okruashvili, accusing him of instigating an illegal armed group, the Georgian Prosecutor General's Office told Trend.
"A criminal case was filed against Okruashvili under Article 223, item 1, of the Georgian Criminal Code," the prosecutor's office said.
The prosecutor's office will appeal to the court to determine what measure may be taken against Irakli Okruashvili, the prosecutor's office said.
Georgian Former Defence Minister currently resides in France, having received political asylum there. According to the prosecutor's office, he intended to organize an armed provocation.
The prosecutor's office has not brought up the question of extraditing Okruashvili from France.