According to law enforcement, the protesters were arrested due to suspicious behavior, and four confessed to receiving monetary rewards for participating in the protest.
The police later claimed that they had discovered that some protesters possessed flammable substances, which they said were meant to set fire to specific objects.
Activists and politicians from Shor are demanding the resignation of the president and the government and early elections.
In April, a Moldovan court sentenced pro-Russian oligarch and Shor party leader, Ilan Shor, to 15 years in prison and a confiscation of property worth 5 billion lei (over $270 million), according to NewsMaker.
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