A man was detained in Sevastopol for illegally storing a large batch of live ammunition
Employees of the Criminal Investigation Department of the Russian Ministry of Internal Affairs for the city of Sevastopol received information that a 50-year-old local resident kept a large batch of ammunition at home. Upon verification, the information received was confirmed.
As a result of operational search activities, police detained the suspect at his place of residence. During an inspection of his household, investigators found and seized 1,590 5.45 mm rounds of ammunition in a safe, which were located in various cardboard boxes and polymer cans. The examination confirmed that the seized ammunition was suitable for firing, — reported the press service of the Russian Ministry of Internal Affairs in Sevastopol.
A criminal case has been initiated against the suspect under Part 1 of Art. 222 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation “Illegal acquisition, transfer, sale, storage, transportation or carrying of weapons, their main parts, ammunition.” The sanction of the article provides for punishment in the form of imprisonment for a term of three to five years.
source: press service of the Russian Ministry of Internal Affairs for the city of Sevastopol