A big channel which sales of weapons, ammunition and explosive devices was stopped in Almaty
Astana. June 7. KazTAG - A big channel for sale of weapons, ammunition and explosive devices was stopped in Almaty and the region, reported the press service of the National Security Committee.
“The National Security Committee of the Republic of Kazakhstan has stopped the illegal activities of a criminal group consisting of six people from Almaty and the Almaty region. For the long time they have been engaged in the illegal sale of criminal firearms, ammunition and explosive devices". - stated in the report released on Friday.
During the inspection were found and seized three grenade launchers, two Kalashnikov assault rifles, five pistols, three silencers, a telescopic sight, and more than 1,400 units of different caliber cartridges.
“Also detected a handicraft workshop for the assembly and conversion of weapons, as well as a large number of different components. A pre-trial investigation is being conducted which will establish all persons involved in the activities of this group, including buyers of criminal weapons”, - the report said.
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