Hearing of Saakashvili case moved to Jan 3

Hearing of Saakashvili case moved to Jan 3

The hearing of an appeal in the case of former Head of Odesa Regional State Administration Mikheil Saakashvili has been postponed until January 3.

Presiding Judge Oleh Prysiazhniuk announced a respective decision on Friday, an Ukrinform correspondent reports.

"[The court session has been postponed] until 11.00 on January 3," Prysiazhniuk said.

At the beginning of the session, he said that the materials of the case from a trial court had not yet been received.

On December 15, the Prosecutor General's Office filed a complaint at Kyiv Court of Appeal against the refusal of the trial court to place Saakashvili under house arrest.

On December 11, Pechersky District Court of Kyiv released Saakashvili for the period of the investigation, without choosing any measure of restraint for him.

Later it became known that Kyiv Appeal Court had scheduled the consideration of an appeal from the Prosecutor General's Office for December 22.

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