Ukraine opposition leader Saakashvili abducted

Mikheil Saakashvili was said to have been seized by unknown people wearing masks and green camouflage.
Mikheil Saakashvili was said to have been seized by unknown people wearing masks and green camouflage.PHOTO: EPA-EFE

KIEV (REUTERS) - Ukrainian opposition leader Mikheil Saakashvili has been detained in Kiev by unknown "kidnappers", according to a post on the former Georgian leader's official Facebook page.

"Unknown people in masks seized Mikheil Saakashvili and took him away... The kidnappers were in a white minivan," the post read.

His spokeswoman said he had been taken by men in green camouflage and his whereabouts were unknown.