Eight thieves in law detained in Moscow Region in 2017
In addition, law enforcement officers stopped illegal activities of 32 organized crime groups.
Last year, the police detained eight thieves in law in the Moscow Region. Viktor Paukov, the head of the regional police department, reported on this is at a press conference on Thursday, February 22.
According to him, all eight mafia lords are brought to criminal liability. In addition, the police stopped illegal activities of eight gangs, charged with committing 44 robberies, nine murders and eight cases of illegal arms trafficking.
In total in 2017, the Moscow Region Interior Ministry officers broke up 32 organized criminal groups, consisting of 154 members. They were responsible for three murders, 27 robberies and armed robberies, 100 thefts, as well as drug trafficking and involvement in prostitution.
In the 2000s, Western Europe had welcomed refugees from Chechnya. In 2018, it has finally realized the criminal potential of dozens of thousands of mountain dwellers who had left their native land because of reprisals and economic disorder. Many of those who had fought against the Russian army in the first and second Chechen wars and their grown-up children skilled in weapons and practicing martial arts have united into street gangs. The CrimeRussia was figuring out why the Germans and Austrians don’t feel themselves comfortable in their countries anymore.