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Brittney Griner Being Moved to Penal Colony at Unknown Location

Brittany Griner,U.S. lawyers have confirmed that he is being taken to a remote, unspecified area.

Although the WNBA star’s team has shared that he is being taken to a Russian penal colony his nine-year prison sentenceThey also confirm that they have no other details other than the decision.

“Britney was transferred from the Iksha detention center on November 4,” her lawyer, Maria Blagovolina And Alexander Boykov, told E! News in a November 9 statement. “He is now on his way to a penal colony. We have no idea about his exact present location or his final destination.”

Griner, who has been in a Russian prison since Februarywas arrested earlier this year at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo International Airport for allegedly possessing vape cartridges containing cannabis oil.

In July, Griner found guilty of drug charges, but told the court that there was “no intention,” adding that she “didn’t want to break the law.” A month later, a Russian court found Griner guilty of drug possession and trafficking, sentenced him to nine years in prison. In addition to his sentence, Griner also received a 1 million ruble fine ($16,000) for conscious drug trafficking and possession.