In Kiev, arrested suspected of selling weapons from the Donbass

© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Mackinderite in fotoreceptori Kalashnikov. Archival photoIn Kiev, arrested suspected of selling weapons from the Donbass© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Mackinderite the image Bank

Law enforcers detained in Kiev a group of people who are suspected in the sale of firearms and ammunition brought from the zone of military operations in the Donbass, said Tuesday the press service of the Kiev Prosecutor’s office.

«Kiev local Prosecutor’s office… during the activities exposed and detained a group of persons engaged in the illegal sale of firearms and ammunition brought from the ATO», — stated in the message.

According to authorities, law enforcement authorities detained the traffickers while trying to sell a Kalashnikov with a silencer for 1.5 thousand dollars and a gun for $ 900. In addition, during the inspection of the car of the arrested seized a gun, silencer, 267 rounds, and grenade with the fuse.

As noted, three people were detained. They are preparing to bring charges in the first paragraph of article 263 UK of Ukraine (carrying, storage, acquisition, production, repair, transfer or sale of firearms, fighting supplies, explosives or explosive devices without statutory authorization), added the Agency.

According to authorities, law enforcement authorities establish a channel of weapons and possible involved in his illegal sales.

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