Lutsenko counted three million pieces of illegal weapons

Луценко насчитал три млн единиц незаконного оружия

In the trafficking of millions of weapons

According to the Association of owners of weapons in Ukraine can be up to 5 million units of unregistered firearms.

Illegal trafficking on the territory of Ukraine is more than three million units of rifled weapons. This was stated by Prosecutor General Yury Lutsenko on air of the TV channel Direct.

“According to the interior Ministry, we have in the country more than 3 million [units] illegal rifled weapons”, – he admitted.

In addition, Lutsenko led the data of criminal statistics according to which in the first nine months of this year, officially registered in the country 1241 1717 murder and robberies.

In the Ukrainian Association of gun owners had reported earlier that at the beginning of February 2018 in Ukraine can be up to 5 million units of unregistered firearms.

Yesterday it was reported that near Severodonetsk of Lugansk region found a cache of five tons of weapons. According to security officials, it was planned to smuggle into the Central regions of Ukraine for further sale.

Note, in Ukraine are regularly detained arms dealers. So a week ago an arms dealer detained in Melitopol. He bought weapons and ammunition for resale, in particular, representatives of criminal circles.

Before that, the Military Prosecutor of the Central region of Ukraine detained in the Poltava merchant firearms.


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