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Man carrying bag with ammunition detained in Nikolayev

Man carrying bag with ammunition detained in Nikolayev

Law enforcement agents detained a local resident with a bag with ammunition in Nikolaev, the press-service of the regional police reports on Monday, April 6.

Officers of the regional department of the Security Service received information according to which a man in Dekabristov Street carried a bag with ammunition. Policemen who arrived at the incident scene found in his bag F-1 and RGD-5 grenades, cartridges and magazines for Kalahnikov submachine gun. Grenades were decomposed, corpuses and fuses were separated.

During the search, the police officers found in the pocket of the man’s jacket one more fuse for a grenade. ‘All the seized stuff was sent for appropriate expertise. This fact was registered in the Unified Register of pre-trial investigations under Rule 263, part 1 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine (Illegal handling with weapon, ammunition or explosives),’Korrespondent news website quotesthepolicereport.

Within the pre-trial investigation of this criminal proceeding, law enforcement agents conducted sanctioned searches. As a result, a TT pistol and ammunition for it were found in the man’s house. The origin of the weapon and ammunition is being ascertained now, the law enforcement agents say.