2021 Georgian local elections

Exiled Georgian politician Mikheil Saakashvili announces he is back in Georgia despite threats by prime minister Irakli Garibashvili, who said that Saakashvili would be "immediately arrested and brought to prison" if he returned. Saakashvili, in his support for the United National Movement, concluded saying "I risked my life and freedom to be back". Saakashvili is arrested later in the day.

Georgia's exiled ex-president Saakashvili says he is back in country ahead of elections | DW | 01.10.2021

Sources:  Deutsche Welle  Reuters