Parliament suspends Nika Melia's MP's immunity
27 June, 2019
Parliament suspends Nika Melia's MP's immunity
Nika Melia, the member of the opposition “United National Movement” party, has arrived at Tbilisi City Court. The court will today discuss taking a preventive measure against Melia. The members of the “United National Movement”, Melia’s friends and supporters have also arrived at the court.

Parliament supported suspension of Nika Melia's MPs immunity yesterday. The relevant decision was supported by 91 MPs. None of the MP's voted against. The parliamentary session was attended only by Nika Melia from the
opposition. Other opposition left the session due to Melia’s request.

The decision was followed by the Prosecutors Office’s request of June 25, charging MP Melia for inciting and heading mass violence during June 20-21 developments. The Prosecutor's Office has submitted a motion to the court, requesting a preventive measure against Nika Melia. As InterPressNews was informed from the Prosecutor's Office, it has submitted a motion to Tbilisi City Court, requesting Nika Melia’s imprisonment.

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