In Kyiv, the law enforcement detained the group of people, who were illegally producing and trafficking of precursor chemicals in particular great amounts in order to use them for making psychotropic substances. The press service of the Kyiv prosecutor’s office reports this on Facebook.
Thus, as a result of the search, the officers seized the equipment for producing precursors and psychotropic substances, around 4.4 kg of Phenyl-2-nitropropane, other precursors in particularly large amounts and marijuana. Besides, the police officers seized from the culprits the machine for making cartridges, more than 1,000 recycled cartridges and bullets and $63, 400 obtained in an illegal way.
“Those five persons are informed about the suspicion of committing crimes under the part 2 and 3 of the article 311 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine. The police are still selecting the preventive measure for them. The pre-trial investigation is ongoing”, - the report said.
Earlier, Employees of the SBU, Ukraine's state security service detained two residents of Novohrad-Volynsky, northwestern Ukraine. The malefactors stole weapons and ammunition from a military unit in order to smuggle them.