One of the Russians detained in Uruguay arrested
One of the Russians who were detained the day before in Uruguay was sent to an institution where he would serve a period of preliminary detention of 90 days. It is reported RIA Novosti with reference to the relevant court decision.
“Now the implementation of this preventive measure will begin,” said Russian lawyer Paola Vitale.
Two more citizens of Russia remained at large, but the investigation started in their relation continues.
Earlier it was reported that Interpol and Uruguay law enforcement officers detained three Russian citizens suspected of assisting Italian drug lord Rocco Morabito, who escaped from prison in June.
Vasilisa Fofanova, a spokeswoman for the Russian embassy in Montevideo, said representatives of the diplomatic mission had joined the situation.