( Prime-News ) - Members of the party "Movement for the United Georgia" start gathering of signatures for release of Irakli Okruashvili, leader of the party, from custody.
MP Koka Guntsadze, member of the abovementioned party, told journalists on Monday about that after leaving hearings at the Court of Appeal.
According to him, it was of no use to stay at the hearing, as the decision was known for them before hand.
Members of the party started gathering of signatures for release of Irakli Okruashvili in Shartava street №38.
Irakli Okruashvili, former Defense Minister of Georgia, leader of the party "Movement for the United Georgia", was detained on September 27. General Prosecutor's Office accuses Okruashvili of money extortion, money laundering, misuse of power and negligence. The crime envisages imprisonment for 25 years.
Tbilisi City Court sentenced Irakli Okruashvili to two-month of pre-trial detention on September 29.