Wednesday, August 17, 2022

Brittany Griner pleads guilty to drug possession and trafficking in Moscow court

As part of the lawsuit brought against him, the American basketball player Brittany GrinerConvicted before the court conducting his trial in MoscowWhile admitting charges against him for possessing and smuggling drugs into Russian territory.

report of interfax agency Explain that with the help of a translator, Olympic and world champion basketball player with Team USA argued that he did not intend to commit a crime of drug possession, but admitted the charges with which he is accused.

Just like that, grinner Told that the cannabis oil that was found in his luggage and due to which he was arrested was due to the haste with which he packed his bag. To travel to Russia, however, he reiterated that he had no intention of committing a crime.

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It was recently revealed that basketball players can appeal or even to forgive Following a resolution by a Russian court, so now, after pleading guilty, it may be easier for Griner to find a way out of a problem she has been involved in in recent months.

hence, Brittany Griner’s case could mark an important step towards its resolution, as the sentence is expected to be announced on July 14.The date on which, according to the aforementioned Interfax agency, the jury will make a determination and announce a sentence that could open the way for future appeals.

The statements of witnesses will be mandatory for the resolution of the case.

In the session held this Thursday in the Russian capital, the court examined two witnesses, According to Interfax, who participated in the search of the basketball player’s belongings.

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So that The statements of these two persons involved may also set a course in the final determination Which will release next Thursday, July 14.

With information from FE.

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