Journalist arrested in Moscow on suspicion of drug trafficking
MOSCOW, June 7 (RAPSI) – Moscow police have arrested Ivan Golunov, a journalist from Meduza news website, as part of a drug trafficking case, his attorney Dmitry Dzhulai has told RAPSI.
The journalist is suspected of preparation for illegal selling drugs on a large scale, the lawyer has added.
According to the Interior Ministry’s official statement, police have seized nearly 4 grams of methylmethedrone from Golunov.
The arrested journalist believes that the drugs were planted on him during the arrest and claims that his prosecution is related to his journalistic investigations.