This week, on April 13, in the Nikolaev area during carrying out quickly - preventive actions in Vladimirovk's village of the Kazankovsky area for illegal weapon handling one of locals was detained.
As reports TsOS Regional Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine in the Nikolaev area, militiamen revealed and withdrew at 48 - the summer jobless man a sawn-off shotgun of the double-barreled fowling piece 12-го caliber.
For illegal weapon handling (carrying, storage, acquisition, production or sale) Art. 263 of UK of Ukraine prescribes punishment in the form of imprisonment for a period of two till five years.
Though the citizen, at desire, could avoid punishment. We will remind that from April 1 to April 31, 2009, according to the requirement of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine, in the territory of the Nikolaev area the month of voluntary delivery of the weapon, ammunition and explosives is carried out. Citizens who will voluntary hand over the weapon in the Ministry of Internal Affairs and the explosive stored at them it is illegal, will be exempted from attraction to administrative and criminal liability.