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Arsenal of weapons and ammunition seized from Penza region resident

08:40 | 27.11.2012 | Incidents


Penza, 27 November 2012. PenzaNews. A sawn-off gun, an air rifle reconstructed to shoot with small-caliber bullets, a barrel of the double-barreled shotgun, and 100 cartridges were found by law enforcement officers during a sanctioned search in the house of a 40-year-old resident of Nikolskaya area, the Penza region.

According to the press service of the regional Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia, the management of the local police department and the investigative team immediately arrived at the scene.

“According to the man, the guns and ammunition were left in the house after his father’s death. The objects were sent to the criminal center of the regional Ministry of Internal Affairs. Further actions will depend on the study results. Currently the fact is investigated. The police officers are to determine the origin of the weapons,” explained the press service of the ministry.

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