OREANDA-NEWS  Movsar Baymaskhanov, the world champion in hand-to-hand combat, was detained with drugs in Moscow. This is reported in the Telegram channel of Komsomolskaya Pravda.

According to the source, on June 1, in the Presnensky district of Moscow, traffic police officers stopped the athlete's car to check documents. It is noted that a package of drugs was found in the passenger's possession. A criminal case has been initiated.

A REGNUM source stated that the mass of the seized narcotic substance is 0.32 grams. "The detainee explained that he kept the substance with him without the purpose of sale, for personal use," the interlocutor said.

Baymaskhanov is the world champion in hand—to-hand combat in 2021 in Uzbekistan. He also has five wins at the Russian championships, as well as three wins at the European Championships.