Son of Russian millionaire detained in Belarus for marijuana possession
Sharygo Jr. allegedly got behind the wheel while drunk and brought illegal substances from Poland.
In Brest, Belarusian customs officers detained the son of a Russian oligarch, 24-year-old Alexander Sharygo, who allegedly got behind the wheel of his Mersedes drunk and was bringing marijuana and hashish oil from Poland, TUT.BY reports. The court took Sharygo Jr. in custody.
In January 2017, Alexander Sharygo was released on a written undertaking not to leave the country after a year in a pre-trial detention facility on charges of raping model Anna Lisovskaya. The case has never made it to the court. However, in August 2018, Lisovskaya herself was detained on suspicion of abusing Alexander's 13-year-old sister.
Millionaire Konstantin Sharygo owns several major transportation companies.
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