ODESSA-KIEV. August 31. UNN. The Odessa law enforcement authorities exposed a group of persons who were engaged in the sale of guns via the Internet. About it reported in a press-service of GUNP in Odessa region, reports UNN.

The inhabitants of one of areas of Ukraine to enrich themselves, established a trading scheme nine-millimeter pistols of foreign manufacture. On the Internet they can post ads about selling a certain type of weapon of different models with price and contact phone number. Ordering customers receive in the mail.

In a course quickly-investigative actions the staff of the Kiev police Department has documented several cases of sales of firearms to citizens and stopped the illegal activities of the offenders. Handguns purchased by residents of different regions of the country seized by police during a sanctioned investigation.

“One of the attackers arrested. The question on election to it measures of restraint. Behalf of other defendants in the case are set in the framework of criminal proceedings opened under part 1 St. 263 (illegal weapon handling, fighting supplies or explosives) the Criminal code of Ukraine. For Commission of such offenses are punishable by deprivation of liberty for a term of three to seven years. Pre-judicial investigation proceeds”, – said the acting head of strategic investigations GUNP in the Odessa region Igor Kochetov.

We will remind, SBU blocked in Odessa, the illegal sale of firearms and ammunition.