8 grenade launchers, flamethrower and 10 AK-47s: Two arms caches seized in Samara
The National Guard soldiers have found an entire arsenal in the observation pit of an abandoned garage.
Officers of the MIA Main Directorate for the Samara region had received information about a local born in 1979, who allegedly was involved in illegal possession of weapons.
After the suspect was detained, the MIA reports, he showed the law enforcers two arms caches. In one of them, a Kalashnikov assault rifle with two loading cases was found, while the other contained a flamethrower, grenade launchers, and automatic weapons.
As reported on the National Guard's official website, the engineering support team of the Special Police Force on transport and the MIA officers have discovered and seized 10 AK-47 assault rifles, 8 RPG grenade launchers, the Shmel infantry flamethrower, a tool for noiseless shooting, 85 5.45 and 7.62 mm rounds, and a special product for simulating a shot from an artillery gun in an abandoned garage on 10 Kirov Avenue.
The weapons have been sent for examination. The investigation of the criminal case continues.
Ismail Efendiev is suspected of exceeding authority in connection with the investigation of cases of detained earlier former First Deputy Prime Minister Ramazan Aliyev and nephew of the former head of Dagestan Askhabali Abdulatipov. Searches are being conducted at Efendiev's office and house.
The disappearance of an elderly Muscovite, who owns three rooms on Ostozhenka Street, and her disabled son, worried the neighbors, but the police refused to initiate criminal proceedings on their application. Housing in the elite area of the capital in the meantime was re-registered to a resident of St. Petersburg, who introduced herself as their relative.