26 November 2020,   08:53
Police seized firearms in Svaneti – one person detained

The officers of Mestia Police Division under Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti Police Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, as a result of operative-search and investigative activities detained G.S. (DoB 1981) for illegal purchase-keeping of firearms.

Committed crime envisages from 3 to 6 years of imprisonment.

As a result of the search activities of the detainee’s house, held on the basis of the operative information, law enforcers seized two automatic weapons- “Kalashnikov” AK-74, three cartridges and 72 magazines.

Investigation is in progress on the fact of illegal purchase and carrying of firearms and armament article 236, III part of the Criminal Code of Georgia.