Criminal case initiated regarding drug trade at Basta’s nightclub
Packages of narcotic substances were found by the investigation at Gazgolder nightclub in Moscow.
MIA officers for the Central District opened a criminal case against the Gazgolder bartender, who had been keeping drugs under the bar, the Life reported after the searches were completed. A law enforcement source told the website that the case was opened under Art. 228 of the Criminal Code (Illegal storage of narcotic drugs).
To remind: on October 16, the MIA Drug Control Office in the Central District of Moscow raided the Gazgolder club owned by a well-known rapper Vasily Vakulenko (Basta). Police received a tip-off from one of its sources informing that there was a trade of illicit substances in the building. Police found bags with ecstasy and cannabis belonging to a bartender Daria B. The girl said she kept them for personal use and not for sale.
Saburova believes that the Russian authorities violated articles 2 and 5 of the European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms, guaranteeing the right to life, as well as the right to freedom and personal inviolability.