MOSCOW – The legal professional for WNBA celebrity Brittney Griner stated Friday her pre-trial detention in Russia has been prolonged through one month.

Griner’s legal professional Alexander Boikov informed The Associated Press he believed the reasonably brief extension of the detention indicated the case would come to trial quickly.

Griner, a two-time Olympic gold medalist, used to be detained on the Moscow airport after vape cartridges containing oil derived from hashish have been allegedly present in her baggage, which might raise a most penalty of 10 years in jail.

The Biden management says Griner, 31, is being wrongfully detained. The WNBA and U.S. officers have labored towards her liberate, with out visual development.