The court docket in Russia sentenced the American basketball star right now (Thursday). Brittany Greiner and located her responsible of drug possession and smuggling after she admitted to bringing hashish cartridges to Russia. Greiner was sentenced to 9 years in jail and fined a million rubles (about $17,000).
An American basketball participant was arrested in Russia on suspicion of drug possession
The court docket’s ruling states that “Greiner dedicated the crime ‘deliberately’, though the accused stated it was a ‘mistake.’ Greiner’s attorneys introduced that they’d file an attraction.
Additionally, United States President Biden attacked the court docket’s resolution and stated that “Greiner’s authorized course of was unacceptable and matter-of-fact. We’re doing all the pieces to convey her residence and name on Russia to launch her instantly.”
As you bear in mind, the basketball participant within the Ladies’s League in the USA (WNBA) was arrested in Russia, after traces of hashish oil had been discovered amongst her belongings. The prosecutor in Russia is asking for 10 years in jail.
In the meantime, Greiner’s family members are working a media and political foyer in the USA to assist her launch, and President Joe Biden has said that he’ll make efforts to assist. This stuff have created a fantastic uproar all through the USA as a result of all over the world there are different American detainees who don’t obtain related therapy.