Law enforcement agents detained four persons on suspicions of at least five attacks in the street and deprivation of money and material goods. According to the persons looted, the criminals caused them damage worth about 70 000 lei.
The perpetrators are aged between 23 and 27 years and come from Orhei and Stefan Voda districts.
According to law enforcers, the suspects rented a house in the village of Ciorescu, while in Chisinau they only prepared and committed the robberies. Thus, in the current month, on the territory of Rascani District they attacked five women, aged between 18 and 42 years, and stripped them of handbags, containing cash, bankcards, mobile phones, personal papers and other assets. The potential victims had no companions and they were followed in dimly lit places.
Following the searches, carried out in the rented house, the police found identity documents, bankcards, purses and other properties, belonging to persons looted. Moreover, it turned out that the perpetrators are drug addicts, the police officers found a self-made device for drug preparation and a package of a substance similar to marijuana.
Criminal cases for offenses of robbery have been initiated in this regard. According to the criminal legislation in force, the suspects risk imprisonment for a term from 5 to 7 years.
Additionally, the police are carrying out investigations to establish their complicity in other similar cases, registered in the capital.