Security forces found major weapon cache in Moscow region
During the raid there were seized more than 30 weapons and 12 000 rounds of ammunition.
MIA Criminal Investigation Department employees together with colleagues from the FSB of Russia, the Ministry of Interior of Russia in the Moscow region with power support of SOBR fighters carried out an operation for the seizure of a large arsenal of weapons. Its owner turned out to be a 62-year-old resident of the Moscow region.
As stated on the official website of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, at the detained, during the search of residence, it was found more than 30 units of various small arms, namely: 6 pistols, 10 revolvers, 8 rifles, 3 gas pipes, three machine guns, 9 guns, two grenades, 17 VOG units shots, more than 12 000 rounds of ammunition. In addition, security forces found the equipment for the manufacture of munitions. Experts have confirmed that all the weapon is found in good condition and suitable for warfare.
On the fact of illegal storage of weapons a criminal case is initiated under part 1 of Art. 222 of the Criminal Code (Illegal Purchase, Transfer, Selling, Storage, Transportation or Carrying of the Weapon, its basic parts, ammunition). The retired, owner of the arsenal, is released on bail.
At this point, the investigation is trying to establish all the details associated with the found cache.
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