FSB seize weapons and ammunition from Filatovskaya crime group
The criminal gang is suspected of trafficking in weapons and explosives.
Ulyanovsk FSB has busted the Filatovskaya criminal group involved in the illicit trafficking of weapons and explosives in the region.
Two of the gangsters are already under arrest.
According to the press service of the department, the suspects were detained on November 14 in one of the garage cooperatives following an operation.
Searches at the houses, garages and properties of the detainees uncovered 20 kg of artillery powder, 6 firearms, its components, 95 cartridges for a PM pistol, and 817 MDZ-type ammunition of 12.7 caliber.
The hexogen inside the explosive weighed about 5 kg.
The investigative department of the FSB of Russia for the Ulyanovsk region opened a criminal case and charged the detainees with illegal storage of firearms, ammunition and explosives (part 2 of Art. 222 and part 2 of Art. 222.1).