In the Poltava region, former and current police officers selling weapons

В Полтавской области бывший и действующий полицейские торговали оружием

In the case spent 12 searches.

In Poltava region employees of the security Service of Ukraine liquidated the network of sales of firearms and ammunition. As reports a press-the SBU center, the arms trade organized three residents of the Poltava region through intermediaries. The composition of the group consisted of former and current police officers, and previously convicted of serious crimes.

“The operatives of the intelligence agencies documented four attempts for arms sales. During a recent implementation, two TT pistols and 750 rounds of ammunition, one of the “dealers” – police officer – were detained by staff of SBU”, – is spoken in the message.

During the 12 searches in places of residence of the defendants in the case, the police seized handguns Revolver, TT, PM, two pistols of unknown sample, a Kalashnikov rifle over thousands of rounds.

At the moment three members of a gang arrested, it is reported about suspicion in Commission of crime.

Earlier it was reported that two inhabitants of the Kharkiv region and a man from the Dnieper altered the starting, signal and air guns in firearms and tried to smuggle him to Russia under the guise of auto parts.