16 May 2021,   23:25
Nika Melia is not attending today’s court hearing

The trial of Nika Melia is underway in the Tbilisi City Court. The Chairman of the United National Movement is not attending the hearing.

The admissibility of evidence will be discussed at today’s trial and the measure of restraint imposed on Melia will be reviewed.

Pre-trial detention was ordered for Nika Melia on February 17. Melia was charged with organizing group violence in the June 20 case.