In Krasnodar territory the police stopped a passenger car, during the inspection in which the salon had discovered the weapon. Also in the car as a passenger was senior guardian of the order.
To the carriage of weapons were involved in the chief of police of the MIA of Russia in the city Rostov-on-don police Colonel Dmitry Tarasenko, reports “Interfax” citing a source in law enforcement bodies.
In turn, the press service of GU MVD of Russia in the Rostov region confirmed the fact of detention officer.
“Due to the fact that the cabin of the car with weapons was the chief of police of the MIA of Russia in the city Rostov-on-don, under service check”, – noted in Department.
The press service also reported that the duties of the chief of police of the MIA of Russia in the city Rostov-on-don is assigned to the Deputy head of Department Vladimir Savchuk.
Some of the details of what happened leads LifeNews. According to the information channel, the detention Tarasenko occurred on 7 March in the city of Kurganinsk of Krasnodar Krai. During the search of the trunk of the Range Rover, which moved Colonel Tarasenko, was found an Arsenal: a traumatic pistol “IZH”, the gun of caliber of 9 mm REC the REC MOD, COBRA revolver, a pistol “Strazhnik” LL 461, AK-47 rifles, two carbine “saiga 410К”.
As explained a source in law enforcement bodies, all the seized weapon was previously stolen from the Kirov police Department of Rostov-on-don.
At the moment of detention Tarasenko went on “vacation” to the mineral springs in Adygea together with a certain Nicholas Mkhitaryan, who identified himself as a personal driver of the Colonel of police. But, according to others, Mkhitaryan is a local criminal authority.
Himself Tarasenko claims that weapons were planted on him.
In respect of the Colonel staff of the RF IC opened a criminal case under article 222 of the criminal code (“Illegal arms trafficking”).
We should add that the arms trade in the southern regions of Russia intensified after the outbreak of hostilities in Eastern Ukraine. For example, at the end of 2015 on the border of the Rostov region was discovered the hiding place of the smugglers, which was a sniper rifle, a Kalashnikov, two grenades and more than 600 rounds of ammunition and grenades.
And in the summer of last year in the Stavropol region was arrested Cossack chieftain, a seller of machines.