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Kyiv region: SBU unveils head of regional NGO on arms sale (video)

The SBU officers in the framework of measures to counter illegal arms trafficking detected the head of the Kyiv regional centre of one of NGOs on the illegal sale of arms and ammo.

Law enforcers detained the criminal in the Baryshivka city center on his receiving UAH 100,000 (USD 3,570) in cash. For this amount, he sold two submachine guns “Scorpion”, Kalashnikov with more than 250 rounds, two F-1 grenades and two rocket antitank grenades. 

The urgent investigative actions in the framework of the criminal proceeding initiated under Part 1 Article 263 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine for derivation of weapons and ammo are under way. The issues of serving a notice to the criminal in committing the crime and choosing the measure of restraint are being decided.  

The detainment of the criminal was conducted by the SBU jointly with the employees of the Kyiv Local Prosecutor's Office No. 5. 


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Zhydkov Dmytro Mykhailovych
Shevchenko Daniil Borysovych
Yatsenko Viktor Viacheslavovych

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