The person involved in the case was not present in the hall. Saakashvili had previously expressed a desire to come to court, but doctors at the Vivamed clinic, where the jailed politician is undergoing treatment, did not recommend him to do so. According to Khatia Dekanoidze, a member of the United National Movement, neither doctors nor the penitentiary took responsibility for the expected deterioration in the health of the ex-president.
It should also be noted that on the morning of November 28, Saakashvili’s lawyer stated that arsenic was found in his body. Earlier, the defense claimed that traces of heavy metals, including mercury, were found in the politician’s blood.