CIS gang eliminated in Moscow region

CIS gang eliminated in Moscow region
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Four gangsters in their 19-26 robbed shops and bookmaker's offices.

The Kaluga Traffic Police officers detained a group of robbers from CIS countries who raided shops and bookmakers, the press service of the Russian Interior Ministry reported.

According to representative of the department Irina Volk, the gang consisted of four natives of the CIS countries age from 19 to 26 years. Employees of the State Traffic Police stopped the car, on which the bandits moved. During the inspection of the vehicle, police found two pneumatic pistols, masks, gloves and money.

It is reported that bandits committed the first raid in Obninsk. Early in the morning, they broke into the grocery store, and then, threatening his workers with weapons, took money from the cash register and disappeared for parts unknown.

A few days later, two bookmakers were robbed in Obninsk and Kaluga. An employee of one of them managed to inform the police about the incident promptly. The police units searched for the criminals. A few minutes later, the Traffic Police detained the suspects at the Teatralnaya Square in Kaluga.

At present, the detainees are in jail. A criminal case is initiated over Robbery by a group of persons using weapons (part 2 of Article 162 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation). Law enforcers are establishing possible accomplices of bandits.



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