Commander in anti-terrorist operation took on the arms trade


Anatoly Matios

Anatoly Matios

Military sold for two months more than 5 thousand units of ammunition.

The law enforcers during a special operation in the ATO area identified on the sale of ammunition Deputy commander of the 53 separate mechanized brigade of the Armed forces of Ukraine.

“Said a military official, being involved in the ATO in the Donetsk region, during June-July 2016 with the aim of personal enrichment, was sold to a civilian more than 5 thousand units of ammunition (cartridges of 7.62 mm and 5.45 mm, grenades RGD-5), for which he received 66 thousand 800 UAH”, - said on Friday the press-service GPU.

Ongoing urgent investigative and search actions aimed at establishing the origin of ammunition and other accomplices in the crime.

Facebook chief military Prosecutor Anatoly Matios

The military can be punished with imprisonment for a term from 3 to 7 and from 5 to 12 years, respectively.

We will remind, earlier employees of GPU, together with the security Service claimed to have discovered a large cache of illegal weapons of the regiment “Dnepr-1”.

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