Four detained for violence against police at June 20 rally in Tbilisi

Four detained for violence against police at June 20 rally in Tbilisi

Four individuals have been detained for group violence during the June 20 rally in Tbilisi, which left 240 injured and 305 detained, the Georgian Interior Ministry reported.

The ministry has released a video depicting how the detainees used rubber batons and other items to physically insult law enforcers, trying to drag away their shields.

One of the detainees posted a video on Facebook on June 20 in which he calls upon people to break the police cordon and rush into the parliament yard, Agenda.ge reported.

Nine individuals have been charged with violence by a group during the rally, including opposition member Nika Melia. One law enforcer was also detained yesterday for abuse of power during the rally.

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