The Kremlin is closely watching the criminal case against the journalist Ivan Golunova, who is accused of drug distribution.
This statement was made by Dmitry Peskov, press Secretary of the President of Russia, reports TASS.
This Peskov urged not to do hasty conclusions concerning law-enforcement system of Russia on the background of a high profile case. “We believe that staying on the agenda a number of issues that need to be clarified”, — said Peskov.
On the question of the substitution of pictures in Golunova Peskov said that “nowhere is it possible to exclude errors.” The main thing, then to recognize them and apologize, and that was done by the leadership of the Ministry of internal Affairs of the Russian Federation.
Today, June 10, Evgeny Brun, chief narcologist of the Ministry of health, said that the body of the journalist of narcotic substances have been identified.
Golunov was detained by law enforcement officials on June 6 in Moscow. The interior Ministry reported that during the arrest were seized four grams of narcotic substances. Until August 7, a journalist will be under house arrest. Blame Golunov denies.