A Russian court has sentenced American female basketball star Brittany Griner for possession of prohibited drugs.
Reacting to the sentencing of the American female basketball player by the Russian court, US President Joe Biden has called the court decision unacceptable, while the defense lawyer has announced an appeal against the decision.
Two-time Olympic gold medalist American female basketball player Brittany Griner was arrested by the Women’s National Basketball Association on charges of bringing banned drugs into Russian territory while competing in Russia.
Before the court verdict, Brittany Griner cried and begged the judge not to ruin her life by sentencing her to a harsh prison sentence, the court sentenced her to nine years in prison and fined her 1 million rubles (about $16,990). Is
Brittany Griner’s attorney has announced she will appeal the verdict, calling it unreasonable, saying the evidence she presented to the court was ignored.
It should be noted that Brittany Griner, who was arrested on February 17 after hashish oil was found in her luggage, admitted that she had no intention of bringing any contraband into Russia, nor did she intend to hurt anyone’s feelings. had no intention of.