Source: Russian Federation Ministry of Internal Affairs in English
In Udmurtia, a conviction against 12 members of an organized criminal community entered into force. The Votkinsky Court found them guilty of crimes under part 2 of Article 210 “Participation in a criminal community”, part 3 of Article 30, part 4 and part 5 of Article 228.1 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation “Attempted illegal distribution of drugs on a large and very large scale”.
The court established that from August 2016 to April 2017, convicted persons – foreign citizens and citizens of the Russian Federation, acting as part of a criminal community, carried out the illegal sale of narcotic drugs in the territory of the republic. Crimes were committed through a specially created on-line store by making caches, located in the entrances of residential buildings, as well as at the entrances of houses, buildings and structures in Izhevsk, Votkinsk, Sarapul and Glazov.
The criminal activities of the organized criminal group were suppressed by the staff of the Administration for Drug Control and the Investigation Administration of the Ministry of Internal Affairs for the Udmurt Republic. During the operational-search and investigative activities, the police seized about four kilograms of drugs of synthetic origin, ready for marketing. The materials of the criminal case made over 60 volumes.
The court sentenced all participants of the organized criminal group to real imprisonment terms from 3 years 1 month to 5 years and 8 months with serving the sentence in colonies of general and strict regime. The court sentence came into force.