Georgia opposition protects smugglers
Today pro-opposition parties of Georgia demand the release of 170 illegally arrested entrepreneurs - Novosti-Gruzia.
According to Democratic Movement-United Georgia leader Nino Burjanadze, there's a clan confrontation of the authorities and problem with budget performance behind these arrests.
Previously police detained heads of Transcargo [delivery company] and employees of Kidobani and Passage malls. They are accused of financial machinations and violation of customs procedures.
David Gamkrelidze, the leader of the New Rights, also commented.
"We protest against special operation and demand to release the entrepreneurs immediately. In any civilized state the special operation of this form is executed to neutralize terrorists, armed recidivists, but not for detention of salespeople and entrepreneurs," the opposition member said.