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Odesa region: SBU terminates illegal sale of military special ammunition

SBU blocked illegal sales of large consignments of military destruction means in Odesa region.

Two residents of the region illegally stored special ammunition for Kalashnikov guns and machine guns and Dragunov sniper rifles for sale. They are trying to find their clients through personal connections among the criminal circles.

Operatives of the special service have documented the fact of illegal sale by the involved persons of 400 rounds of 7.62 mm caliber. Immediately after this two offenders were arrested by the law-enforcement officers. During searches in residences of detainees another five hundred rounds for automatic weapon were seized. 

The investigative and operative actions are ongoing under Part 1 Art. 263 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine. Information on possible illegal transportation of detected destruction means from the Joint Forces Operation area is being checked. The measures to disclose the offenders were conducted jointly with the National Police investigators under the procedural supervision of the Prosecutor's Office of Odesa region.


For the Attention of the SBU Head





Zhydkov Dmytro Mykhailovych
Shevchenko Daniil Borysovych
Yatsenko Viktor Viacheslavovych

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