20 October 2021,   13:33
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Ministry of Internal Affairs seized illegal firearms and ammunition in Tbilisi and Kutaisi - 3 people detained

As a result of operative-search and investigative activities, the officers of the Ministry of Internal Affairs seized illegal firearms and ammunition at different times in Tbilisi and Kutaisi and detained three people.

The officers of Vake-Saburtalo Main Division of Tbilisi Police Department detained previously convicted A.T. (DoB 1991) in Tbilisi for illegal purchase, keeping and carrying of firearms. During the personal search of the detainee and search activities held in his vehicle, the law enforcers seized Makarov and T.T. firearms, 4 cartridges and 22 magazines.

I.B. (DoB 1995) was also detained in Tbilisi. Employees of Old Tbilisi Police Main Division seized a handmade pistol with 4 magazines as a result of the search activities held in detainee’s vehicle.

The officers of the Imereti, Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti Police Department arrested G.S. (DoB 1972), for illegal purchase and keeping of ammunition.

During a search of the detainee’s house in one of the villages of Tsageri region, law enforcement officers seized “F1” hand grenade as evidence.

The committed crime envisages from 3 to 7 years of imprisonment.

Investigation is in progress under Article 236, III and IV parts envisaged by the Criminal Code of Georgia, which stipulates illegal purchase, keeping and carrying of firearms and ammunition.

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