15 May 2021,   17:36
Nika Melia remains in detention

Nika Melia remains in custody. Tbilisi City Court Judge Nino Chakhnashvili announced the respective decision a few minutes ago.

The Chairman of the United National Movement was present at the hearing and used his right to deliver a speech at the trial several times.

The prosecution requested the use of detention as a measure of restraint, noting that the only measure that could serve the purposes of the measure of restraint was detention and that it should remain in force.