Saakashvili brought the case about resistance to the law enforcers

© RIA Novosti / Alexei Vitvitskiy in fotobanka Saakashvili. Archival photoSaakashvili brought the case about resistance to the law enforcers© RIA Novosti / Alexei Vitvitskiy the image Bank

The case on illegal crossing of border of Ukraine, ex-President of Georgia Mikhail Saakashvili is supplemented with article «resistance to the employee of law enforcement body», said the press-Secretary of the Ministry of internal Affairs of Ukraine Artem Shevchenko.

Deprived of Ukrainian citizenship Saakashvili on Sunday evening with the support of the supporters and deputies broke through the cordon of guards and law enforcement officers at the checkpoint «shehyni» and got on the territory of Ukraine from Poland. The assistant to the head of the State border service Oleg Slobodyan said that Saakashvili illegally crossed the Ukrainian border, so as not passed border control. Earlier the adviser to the interior Minister Anton Gerashchenko said that the leader of the party «Batkivshchyna» Yulia Tymoshenko and four MPs illegally crossed the border of Ukraine together with Saakashvili. It was reported that a criminal case on illegal crossing of the border. In this case the breakthrough of the border have suffered more than 20 security officers.

«In fact events yet registered criminal proceedings on signs of the two article of the Criminal code of Ukraine «illegal transportation of persons through the state border of Ukraine» and «resisting the authorities, the law enforcement officer,» said Shevchenko in comments to television channel «112. Ukraine».

According to him, are now undergoing legal investigations, all the data will be investigated. He noted that in the case yet no one appears, the case opened into the incident. According to Shevchenko, the most severe punishment under these sections is imprisonment for a term of three to seven years.

On Monday Saakashvili is in Lviv, where he gave a press conference. The lawyer Saakashvili has submitted to the migration service of Ukraine a statement on the recognition of his client by the person in need of complementary protection state to prevent the extradition policy of Ukraine to Georgia. Saakashvili considers that it has not violated the law and will defend in court their Ukrainian citizenship. However, he said that the police during the search had stolen his passport.

President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said that the ex-President of Georgia could appeal the deprivation of Ukrainian citizenship, but instead have committed a crime, violating the state border.