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Kherson region: SBU seizes military munitions

In the framework of countering illegal arms and explosives trafficking, the SBU officers blocked the illegal turnover of military munitions in Kherson region.

According to the SBU information, the soldier of one of the regional military units established weapons sale also to the representatives of criminal circles, from the area of Joint Forces Operation.

During the searches at the criminal’s residence, the law enforces seized two F-1 and RDG-5 grenades, two TNT blocks 200 grams each, a plate of dynamic protection of heavily armored vehicles with cyclonite weighted almost 200 grams, over 30 rounds of different calibre and two detonators for hand-grenades.

In the framework of criminal proceeding initiated by Part 1 Article 263 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine, the issue about serving a notice of suspicion in committing a crime and choosing a measure of restraint is now being settled.

The urgent investigative and operative actions on establishing all circumstances and other persons involved in the illegal activity are under way.

The operation concerning the malefactor’s detection was conducted jointly with the Police under the procedural supervision of the Prosecutor's Office.

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Zhydkov Dmytro Mykhailovych
Shevchenko Daniil Borysovych
Yatsenko Viktor Viacheslavovych

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