19 January 2022,   07:58
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Their detention took place between 9-10 in the evening, or just a few hours before the special operation started on the territory of clubs - Public Defender

"According to our information, their arrest was carried out within 9-10 in the evening, or just a few hours before the special operation started on the territory of clubs," said the Public Defender of Georgia, Nino Lomjaria.

According to the MIA, 8 persons were detained on charges of drug dealing and all persons detained on administrative charges are already free.

According to the Public Defender, 8 persons were arrested outside the clubs for drug trafficking.

"As we were told in the MIA there were video evidence against them, but the detention took place outside the club"s territory. People detained after the beginning of the special operation were detained only by administrative procedures, all of them are free now, "said Nino Lomjaria.

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