Ivan Golunova: Evgeny Feldman / Meduza
Journalist Ivan Golunov told the court about the circumstances of his arrest on charges of attempted sale of drugs. His words transmit Telegram-channel Meduza LIVE.
According to Golunova, for 14 hours, he was deprived of the protection of lawyer and communication with relatives. In addition, the journalist asked the police officers to call, but it was not mentioned in the Protocol. He also said that he is ready to cooperate with the investigation, if “it will adhere to the rules of the game”, but pleaded not guilty.
“I never did drugs. From the moment of actual detention, I did not resist, although they were in civilian clothes — was put in the car and only then introduced himself. Said about drugs, I learned that the sign in the office of the security officer,” said Golunov.
The journalist of “Medusa” Ivan Golunov was detained on Tsvetnoy Boulevard, June 6. According to police, during the search he found about four grams of the drug, also drugs were found during a search of his apartment. He declared his innocence. The team of “Medusa” reported that the journalist had received threats while working on a new article. It is also known investigations of public procurement, the funeral business, “black lenders.”
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