Employees of the security Service of Ukraine under the procedural guidance of the Prosecutor’s office prevented in the Odessa region the sale of firearms. About it reports press-the SBU center.

Law enforcement authorities established that a local resident regularly went to one of the countries of the European Union, where he bought weapons. “Goods” the malefactor’s been smuggling into Ukraine. After the “cosmetic” processing guns were capable of firing live ammunition.

The operatives of intelligence agencies documented the sale of of gun the suspect. Customer he was looking for through the Internet, a weapon personally handed to customers, including representatives of the criminal circles of the region.

Employees of SBU detained the malefactor in attempt of sale of ten firearms.

During searches in places of registration and residence of the defendant law enforcement officers seized three firearms and a gun.

In the framework of criminal proceedings opened under part 1 St. 263 criminal code (illegal handling of weapons, ammunition or explosive substances), the investigators of the SBU reported to the detainee about suspicion in Commission of a crime.


The question on election to it measures of restraint.

To the suspect threatens from two till five years of imprisonment.

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February 14, employees of SBU together with the police in Kiev detained a dealer of arms and ammunition that could be used during mass events with the aim of destabilizing the situation.

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