Mikheil Saakashvili's trial is ongoing at the Tbilisi City Court. Accused ex-president Mikheil Saakashvili is present at the trial.
A panel of three judges will discuss the November 7 case.
The state indictment accuses Mikheil Saakashvili of mass dispersal of protesters on November 7, 2007, intrusion into Imedi TV and criminal seizure of Badri Patarkatsishvili's property.
He is charged under the third part of Article 333 of the Criminal Code of Georgia, which stipulates abuse of official authority, which has led to a substantial violation of the rights of a natural or legal person, society, or the state. The mentioned sentence envisages imprisonment for a term of 5 to 8 years.