13 November 2020, 20:44


MGB and Customs seize blocks for epées and rapiers worth 1 mln Rub

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LUGANSK, November 13 (Lugansk Media Centre) - LPR  Ministry of State Security has seized smuggled blocks for epées and rapiers worth 1 mln rubles in the Slavyanoserbsk district, the MGB press service said.

The MGB mobile group and the staff of the Customs Committee organized an operation along the border in the Slavyanoserbsk district and spotted a Volkswagen Transporter on the road leading to the township of Zheltoye.

"During the vehicle inspection 18 packages of metal blocks for epées and rapiers were discovered, 20 packages were discovered next to the car as a Lugansk resident was loading them into the vehicle."

The car and almost 4,000 blocks have been seized. The smugglers are facing charges under Article 225 LPR Criminal Code.

It has been established that the goods were shipped from Ukraine.

LuganskMediaCentre — 13 November — Lugansk