Georgia, Tbilisi, 26 may /Trend corr. N.Kirtskhalia/
A policeman was killed and 17 were injured in the crackdown on opposition rally on Rustaveli Avenue. As announced today at a special press conference the head of the Department of Analysis and Information,
Shota Utiashvili, policeman was killed at the moment
when the car escort of the opposition leaders was leaving the place of breaking up the meeting.
He stressed that the Ministry of Internal Affairs shall respect the right of citizens to freedom of expression and freedom of manifestation.
Meanwhile, as state organizers of the rally, resulting in acceleration of the peace rally, killing one of its member - a man for 40 years. This information has not officially confirmed.