Ex-official busted with illegally stored firearms, ammunition and large amount of money

16:21, 26 January 2017

An arms cache was found in the house of former public officer in Kharkiv region, northeastern Ukraine.

A bulletproof vest, hand grenades, ammunition, and some military uniform with Russian Federation chevrons on it and over 20 thousand dollars were seized by the law enforcers during the search.

The man was detained, facing charges of illegal handling of weapons. The former official faces up to five years in prison.