Malkhaz Machalikashvili was not allowed to enter Pankisi by the police as Malkhaz Machalikashvili"s family reports. According to them, Malkhaz Machalikashvili was going to join the rally in Pankisi but he was met by the police on Gombori road. Malkhaz Machalikashvili was taken to Gurjaani division by law enforcers.
The locals are still gathered in Pankisi. The Special Forces remain in place. The participants of the rally are waiting for the completion of negotiations in Telavi.
As it is known, the Deputy Minister of Internal Affairs is meeting with the representatives of the population of Pankisi.