Michael Travis Leake, an American musician, was arrested after allegedly selling drugs
Michael Travis Leake, an American musician, is allegedly selling mephedrone, whose effects are the same as those of cocaine drugs. The court indicted him for two months in pre-trial imprisonment.
The musician will be facing charges of distribution of drugs. The sentence for the crime is up to 20 years in prison.
Russian drug enforcement laws are strict. The musician Brittney Griner was arrested after vaping canisters containing cannabis oil at a Moscow airport. She was sentenced to nine years imprisonment.
The government had no comment on the arrest of the musician for privacy considerations
The America State Department said that they received an email statement from the Associated Press. The state is aware of the arrest of the U.S. citizen musician, who was arrested in Moscow for violating drug law.