Yuriy Lutsenko, Prosecutor General of Ukraine stated on his Facebook page that according to the resolution, the National Police officers had found out the location of Mikheil Saakashvili and detained him.

“According to the warrant, the National Police officers tracked down the whereabouts of Mikheil Saakashvili on Vidradna Street in Kyiv and detained him. Detainee was placed in a remand center,” Prosecutor General informed.

He went on saying that investigative actions and a legal recourse to select a preventive measure were planned.

Maryana Pochtar, Press Secretary of “Ruh Novyh Syl" party confirmed the information about the detention of Saakashvili.

Earlier, Serhiy Knyazev, Chief of Ukrainian National Police stated that the main goal he set to the officers of National Police during the arrest of Mikheil Saakashvili, the leader of the "Rukh Novyh Syl" party was to weigh any actions they take.