In Angarsk five local residents were arrested on suspicion of trying to steal oil: in two years they dug with shovels 125 meters of the tunnel with the pipeline. On Monday, February 5, reports the Department of MIA in Irkutsk region.
As noted, the men were detained when the target was three meters. During a search, police found a metal pipe, hoses, pumps and other equipment for pumping oil. Exactly how the suspects were found is unknown.
In relation to detainees prosecuted for attempted theft (part 1 of article 30, part 3 of article 158 of the criminal code). The organizer was placed under house arrest, the measure of restraint for other participants in the crime is not specified. The maximum sentence for this offence is six years of imprisonment.
3 Nov 2016, it became known that the police detained a resident of the village of Bolshaya Irba (Krasnoyarsk Krai), who for months stole through the tunnel of expensive drilling tools with mining companies where he worked before.
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