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SBU apprehended arms dealers from ATO area

The Security Service of Ukraine together with the Public Prosecution and Police apprehended two arms dealers from ATO area.

One of the criminal supplied arms to the region, another searched for buyers.

Law enforcement authorities apprehended dealers during an attempt of selling of the Kalashnikov assault rifle and 90 rounds to it.

One of the dealers turned out to be former law enforcement official who had previously been apprehended by security service authorities in 2013 during an attempt of selling of two Kalashnikov assault rifles.

During the search the officers of the SBU Office in Poltava Region recovered two F-1 ball grenades, Schmeiser handgun and 50 different caliber rounds.

The perpetrators were notified of a suspicion under Part 2 of Article 28 and Part 1 of Article 263 (keeping and selling of arms and ammunition by a group of people) of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.

We also remind that on March 17 the SBU officers apprehended arms dealer from ATO area in Chernihiv Region.

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Zhydkov Dmytro Mykhailovych
Shevchenko Daniil Borysovych
Yatsenko Viktor Viacheslavovych

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