On fight against organized crime of Regional Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine in the Nikolaev area together with the staff of the Odessa boundary group and the Southern customs on a customs control check point "The Odessa sea trade port" was detained by the staff of Management the inhabitant of the Nikolaev area who tried to import a large consignment of the illicit weapon into Ukraine.
As the deputy chief reported the Organized Crime Control Department of Regional Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine in the Nikolaev area Artur Gasparov, the detainee 32 - the summer inhabitant of the Nikolaev area tried to take through border 52 guns of the Blow brand of the Turkish production, declared as starting.
According to him, illicit goods the malefactor transported the liner "Istanbul - Odessa" for further sale in "the black market".
After carrying out examination of the withdrawn guns it became clear that 27 from them are smooth-bore firearms.
At present the issue of initiation of legal proceedings on the crime signs, provided, p.1 by Art. 201 of the Criminal code of Ukraine (smuggling) is resolved. The sanction of this article provides till seven years of imprisonment with confiscation of illicit goods.