A resident of Rakhiv tried to sell a rifle

28 August 2013 14:23  5444704 045440
A resident of Rakhiv tried to sell a rifle

Rakhiv district police department received a phone message from an unknown person that in the village of Luh in Rakhiv district, on the street near a local bar a man was offering to buy from him a hunting rifle...


The investigative team was sent to the scene. On the street of the village, the policemen noticed a suspicious man. As it turned out, it was a 44-year-old resident of the village of Kosivska Polyana. When asked whether he was carrying any prohibited items, the man voluntarily pulled from under the jacket a plastic bag with a shotgun of the 32 caliber. When asked where he got the weapons, the man replied that he had found the rifle a month ago in the woods, in a hollow tree, and intended to sell it...

The weapons was seized and sent for expert examination, the defendants in the case will bear the statutory responsibility for illegal possession of weapons.

Source - PR Service of the Office of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine in Transcarpathian region

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