Lviv police detain a clergyman for selling weapons
This is reported by the press service of the National Police.
The criminal activity of priest exposed and documented by investigators of the Direction of Strategic Investigations in the Lviv region of National Police investigators of the Investigation Division of Major Crimes (detectives) Investigation Department of the Lviv Region National Police under the procedural guidance of regional Prosecutor's office.
During the pre-trial investigation, law enforcement officers found that a man in his own home organized a gunsmith's shop. Through the Internet, he bought starter guns, noise guns and models of other weapons, which he converted to combat ones. He also made cartridges for these pistols. In the future, he looked for buyers and mailed them weapons.
The 48-year-old resident has previously been brought to criminal responsibility. In December 2018, he was detained for illegal handling of weapons. According to the verdict of the Shevchenko District Court of Lviv, the man was found guilty of criminal offenses and sentenced to 5 years in prison.
Therefore, in order not to fall into the field of view of the police, when buying guns and sending “goods” by mail, the man used fictitious personal data.
The police documented several facts on weapons sales. These were seized and sent for forensic examination, according to the results of which the seized pistols are firearms suitable for shooting.