MIL OSI – Source: Russian Federation Ministry of Internal Affairs in English – Press Release/Statement
Headline: Gang involved in extortions and robberies was suppressed by police in Tomsk
“As a result of investigation and search operations in Tomsk, policemen of the Interdistrict Division for Combating Organized Crime of the Criminal Investigation Administration of the Russian MIA Administration for the Tomsk Region together with investigators and servicemen of the Special Rapid Response Unit of the Russian Guard Administration for the Tomsk Region detained three men suspected of extortions and robberies. The police confiscated a sawn-off hunting rifle and a traumatic PM pistol from one of the gang members,” said the Russian MIA official representative Irina Volk.
The Investigation Unit of the Russian MIA Administration for the Tomsk Region initiated criminal cases based on essential elements of a crime stipulated by Part 4, Article 162 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation and Part 4, Article 163 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation. The court remanded the suspects in custody.