The citizen of the Russian Federation - the acting officer of Armed forces of Russia - for illegal import of the weapon to Ukraine is sentenced to 5 months of imprisonment.
About it reported in a press - the SBU center.
It is established that the Russian kontrabandno took Makarov's gun and fighting cartridges to it, having hidden them in a bag on the top shelf of a compartment of the train the message "Moscow-Sevastopol". During the investigation it became clear that to it the captain of Armed forces of the Russian Federation illegally got the gun and ammunition during carrying out operations in the territory of Chechnya. It appeared that this officer repeatedly took part in military operations in South Ossetia and Dagestan, has the corresponding combat and physical training.
At a check point "the Cossack Lopan" the offender didn't declare the Kharkov customs existence of the specified subjects to employees of customs authorities during customs control. The malefactor delivered the weapon hidden thus and ammunition in Zaporozhye.
In September, 2009 the investigator of SBU brought criminal case on signs of structure of the crime provided p.1 by Art. 201 of the Criminal code of Ukraine.
On November 25 the Russian officer is found guilty and sentenced by a sentence of the Zaporozhye district court to 5 months of imprisonment. The weapon and ammunition are withdrawn.