Detained in Fryazino Meshcher suspected of gang's 'protection'
Operatives detained the criminal leader of the Moscow region.
Employees of the MIA Criminal Investigations Directorate in the Moscow region together with colleagues from the MIA Schelkovskoye unit and the support of Special Forces unit Grom detained the leader of the local criminal environment nicknamed Meshcher, who is suspected of organizing drug supplies in the Moscow region, the press service of the regional department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs reported. During the conversation with the operative, which was filmed, Meshcher stated that he "does not understand why he is detained", but answering the question "what position do you occupy in the criminal world and what name do you have?" he told that he "does not understand what are they talking about".
The operation to neutralize the previously convicted trafficker was conducted by law enforcement officers in Fryazino on the street Barskie Prudy. 41-year-old Meshcher was detained when he parked his silver SUV trying to get out of the car. In the course of a personal search, a bundle containing 3 grams of heroin was found; similar packing was found during a search in the apartment of the criminal leader. Operatives believe that the Meshcher controlled the ethnogang supplying drugs to the suburbs.
After the detention of Meshcher became a figurant of the criminal case under Art. 228 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation (Illegal Acquisition, Storage, Transportation, Manufacturing of Narcotic Drugs, Psychotropic Substances). By a court decision, he was taken into custody, if his guilt in the storage and transport of heroin is proved, he faces a term of up to 10 years.
Video: Detention of Meshcher in Moscow region
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