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Transcarpathian region: SBU detains explosives dealer

SBU officers in the Transcarpathian region, in joint operation with the National Police exposed a local resident trying to sell the explosives.

 The SBU operatives in Uzhgorod detained the offender who was selling to the customer 6 TNT blocks (1.2 kg in total) and detonators.  After being detained, the man voluntarily reported to the law enforcers about the place where he stored other munitions.

The law enforcers seized a grenade-launcher RPG-22, a F-1 grenade and almost 100 ammo rounds of different caliber.

The issue of serving a notice of suspicion to the detainee in committing the crime stipulated by Part 1 Article 263 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine is being decided.

Pre-trial investigation is under way.

Pre-trial investigation was conducted under the procedural guidance of the Public prosecutor's office in Uzhgorod.


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Zhydkov Dmytro Mykhailovych
Shevchenko Daniil Borysovych
Yatsenko Viktor Viacheslavovych

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