On materials of employees of Management of fight against organized crime of Regional Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine in the Zaporozhye area the investigative department of Melitopol regional department brought criminal case on signs p.1 by Art. 263 (illegal weapon handling, ammunition and explosives) the Criminal code of Ukraine, concerning five locals, among which one acting and one former employee of OHR of the military unit located in the village of Novobogdanovk.
As the chief of UBOZ UMVS of Ukraine in the Zaporozhye area Konstantin Antonov reported, participants of the exposed criminal group for 2007-2008 were engaged in plunder of ammunition and explosives from the territory of artillery structures of the military unit located in the village of Novobogdanovk of the Melitopol area.
The day before field investigators Zaporozhye the Organized Crime Control Department detained the LUAZ car under control of one of malefactors in whom 20 kg of explosives, 2 F-1, 56 grenades of fuses to artillery shells and 300 kg of fragments of the broken-off ammunition were withdrawn.
During searches in rooms of other participants of criminal group 15 more kg of explosive, 5 antipersonnel mines, 145 units of fuses to shells, about a ton of fragments of the broken-off ammunition are withdrawn.
Press - service GUBOP Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine