In Moscow, police officers detained a 39-year-old resident of the Rostov region, who is accused of illegal arms trafficking and attempted murder of two people. This was reported by the press service of the regional Sledkom.

The accused committed the crime in October 2018 in the city of Shakhty. On the basis of personal hostility, he wounded two local residents with firearms. The victims were promptly taken to the hospital, where they received medical assistance.

After committing the crime, the accused fled and was put on the federal wanted list. During the operational-search activities on May 7 this year, he was detained in Moscow and taken to the investigative department for investigative actions.

It was established that the man had previously been convicted of theft, robbery, causing grievous bodily harm. At the request of the investigator, the court chose a preventive measure in the form of detention in respect of him.

Earlier we reported that on the Don a resident of Kerch was fined for discrediting the RF Armed Forces.