Borispolsky customs officers withdrew 97 ancient icons from the citizen of Lebanon who departed home, in attempt of their illegal export out of borders of Ukraine.
For border crossing the citizen chose a zone of the simplified customs control - "green channel", than testified that has available no subjects that are subject to declaring or forbidden or limited to movement.
And however, the X-ray - the device of a luggage compartment worked accurately, having shown during customs control of things and baggage of the citizen that in three suitcases of the passenger there are icons. At the time of passing of customs control, on the right of movement of subjects of an antiquity and art the passenger had no allowing documents.
The protocol on violation of customs rules on signs of article 339 of the Customs code of Ukraine is made.
The cost of the detained subjects, and also, whether they make the historian - cultural value, will be found out soon after carrying out expert research.