Police detained two Russians for illegal arms trade

In North Ossetia, Russians who were trading in weapons and counterfeit money were detained military weapon. On Tuesday, November 23, the official representative of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia Irina Volk reported to Lente.ru.

According to police, one of the suspects was detained at a gas station on the Kavkaz highway while trying to sell a pistol. His accomplice was captured in the Leninsky city district of the Moscow region. Seven firearms and over 200 rounds of various calibers were seized from the men. It turned out that the attackers were also selling counterfeit banknotes. They found forgeries worth 700 thousand rubles.

A criminal case was initiated against the detainees under Articles 186 (“Making or selling counterfeit money”) and 222 (“Illegal trade in arms”) of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation. “Measures are being continued to identify possible accomplices and all the facts of illegal activity,” Volk said.

Earlier in November, it was reported that the FSB in Novosibirsk had detained Russians who had set up an underground weapons workshop in a garage.