In St. Petersburg two musicians suspected of drug possession

© RIA Novosti / Vadim Garniturii in fotoracconti police. Archival photoIn St. Petersburg two musicians suspected of drug possession© RIA Novosti / Vadim Garniturii the image Bank

The soloists of the musical groups in St. Petersburg are suspected of possession of drugs, currently they are detained, reports a press-service gumvd in St. Petersburg and Leningrad region.

According to police, on November 2 was detained 47-year-old singer in one of the musical groups of St. Petersburg, suspected of illegal possession of drugs.

«The detainee was found and seized narcotic drug «marijuana» weighing about 8 grams. On the given fact criminal case under article «Illegal storage of drugs». Musician a preventive measure in the form of a subscription about not departure», — stated in the message.

Vocalist, another musical group was detained November 4. According to police, 35-year-old musician in a rented flat were growing cannabis. Currently solves a question on excitation of criminal case. «In the course of search at the residence of the man found and seized 18 bushes of hemp, fit for cultivation, as well as dried parts of narcotic plants with total weight of about 800 grams,» said the police.

The names of the groups of the interior Ministry in St. Petersburg and the Leningrad region said. According to the media, we are talking about the members of group «a minor» and «the Mohawk».