In the Nikolaev area investigation is finished and criminal case concerning members of an organized criminal group who arranged delivery of narcotic substances to the Nikolaev area is directed to court with the indictment.
We will remind,"Crime. Is NOT PRESENT"wrote about that On January 3, the staff of management on fight against organized crime of Regional Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine in the Nikolaev area exposed an organized criminal group which for two years was engaged in cultivation, production and distribution of narcotic substances (marihuana) in the territory of the Nikolaev area.
That day in the territory of the Kherson area the staff of management on fight against organized crime of Regional Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine in the Nikolaev area carried out expeditious purchase of 5 kg of marihuana. This special operation prepared quite long time, about a meeting and about the price in 60 thousand UAH with "drug dealers" agreed about New year.
As a result of accurately planned operation four members of this organized criminal group were detained. All detainees - men age till 30 years, inhabitants of the Kherson area. Operation was performed with attraction of a spretspodrazdeleniye the Organized Crime Control Department "Falcon" as there was fear that criminals can show armed resistance.
In total 21 episodes of criminal activity of the above persons were documented. More than 7 kg of drug are withdrawn by total cost nearly 93 thousand hryvnias. Also money in the sum of 31 thousand hryvnias and property of 52 thousand hryvnias accused for total amount was withdrawn.
Criminal case was brought on signs of the crimes provided ч.3 by Art. 28 of UK of Ukraine (Commission of crime by a group of persons on the preliminary arrangement, the organized group or the criminal organization), p.1 by Art. 310 of UK of Ukraine (Cultivation of somnolent poppy or hemp).
To criminals threatens till 7 years of imprisonment. But the measure of punishment will be defined by court.