In Transcarpathia border guards shooting arrested a man with nearly 500 packs of cigarettes

На Закарпатье пограничники со стрельбой задержали мужчину с почти 500 пачками сигарет

In Transcarpathian region, border guards had to use traumatic weapons for the detention of men, who later during the search were found about 500 packs of cigarettes. About it reports a press-service of the State border service of Ukraine (gpsu).

According to the report, yesterday, 28 may, in the Department of border service “Luzhanka” of the local residents received information about possible illegal activity near the border. Nominated to the place of the alleged offense, the border guards of Mukachevo detachment found a man that was moving with a backpack in the direction of the state border. Seeing the state border service officers, the man started threatening and tried with his fists to pounce on one of them. The guard used a traumatic gun “Fort-12P” and fired a warning shot upwards. However, the offender continued movement, after which the outfit was forced to make another shot to stop it.

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“While checking the backpack, the guards found nearly five hundred packs of cigarettes. Detainee outfit was taken to the frontier service. The documents the man was, but in the course of the survey reported that a citizen of Ukraine and resides in the city of Beregovo. Concerning the detainee the documents of the administrative proceedings”, – stated in the message.

Recall that in the Chernivtsi region, the border guards detained two cars with 27 thousand packs of contraband cigarettes.

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