“Following the requirements of the law on the Special State Protection Service of Georgia, the former President of Georgia does not have the protection anymore,” the Special State Protection Service released the information.
"According to Article 5, section 4 of the law on the Special State Protection Service, the President of Georgia shall be protected from the inauguration day. He/she will have a guard for a period of one year after the term of office expires or the termination of his/her term; unless the termination of his/her term of office is not the result of violating the constitution or committing a crime," reads the statement.
Giorgi Margvelashvili, the former President of Georgia, stated that he doesn’t have a guard anymore. Margvelashvili released the statement on his Twitter page. The Government may assign security based on the existence of a threat.