Photo: Press service of the Moi of Russia for St. Petersburg and Leningrad region
In St. Petersburg FSB officers and the police caught the underground group of arms dealers. On Friday, may 29, the press service of the regional Department of internal Affairs.
It is noted that on may 28, security forces detained ten members of the group aged 29 to 80 years. Among those detained were two taxi driver and the hairdresser. During the searches it was discovered an Arsenal of weapons: 10 pistols with signs of alteration, two pistols-machine guns, rifles, carbines, shotguns, a revolver and a large quantity of ammunition of different caliber, powder and components. Among the seized found many handles of pistols, made of underground artists, as well as tools and equipment for the manufacture and modification of weapons.
Weapons and components were sent for analysis to forensic experts. Concerning three suspects criminal case under article 222 of the criminal code (“Illegal arms trafficking”). By results of examination the decision on bringing to criminal liability of other members of the group.
27 may it was reported that during a large-scale operation across the country, the FSB found and seized at clandestine gunsmiths nearly 200 guns, including the latest designs of the Kalashnikov.
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