A Chisinau citizen of 65 years old was detained by law-enforcement agencies. The man was in possession of a firearm without permission and was going to sell it for 50 thousand lei.
The man was caught red-handed by police in the Botanica sector.
During the search, the police found in the trunk of his car two weapons with a rifled barrel, an aidless modified firearm and four pistols «Beretta» and «Valtro».
Weapon was seized and transferred to the Central of technical and forensic examination, where will be made a laboratory analysis. Law-enforcement agencies continue to gather information to settle the provenance of the firearms, and also to detect other accomplices in the attempt of selling illegal weapon.
Was initiated a criminal case for possession, carrying and sale of illegal firearms, the criminal penalty includes a fine up to 12 thousand lei or three years in prison.