Lto star of the Phoenix Mercury, Brittney Grinerfollow arrested in Russia after marijuana oil will be found in his suitcase last month when trying to leave the country. An arrest of which both the video of the moment in which she was intercepted at the airport and the first photographs of the police file have already come to light.
Why is Brittney Griner under arrest?
In these images you see the 2.06 player stuck against the wall in a Moscow police station holding a piece of paper with her name on it. A snapshot that was immediately withdrawn and it is unknown when it was taken since the exact moment since the WNBA player is detained is not known.
The United States government assured that they are in communication with her to help her, since she could be considered a high-profile hostage in Russia due to the armed conflict. “Our diplomatic relations with Russia are non-existent at the moment”says John Garamendi, Democratic congressman and member of the United States House of Representatives since 2013.
“We are aware of Brittney Griner’s situation in Russia and are in close contact with her, her legal representation in Russia, her family, her teams, the WNBA and the NBA. As this is an ongoing legal matter, we cannot comment further.” about the details of her case, but we can confirm that as we work to get her home, her mental and physical health remains our primary concern,” Griner’s agent, Lindsay Kagawa Colas, said in a statement Saturday.