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Russia: Moment police officer is TACKLED and arrested at Sheremetyevo airport00:20

Russia: Moment police officer is TACKLED and arrested at Sheremetyevo airport

Russian Federation, Moscow
April 5, 2019 at 12:40 GMT +00:00 · Published

An officer of the Russian Transport Police was detained at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo airport, as shown in footage released on Thursday.

According to the Russian Investigative Committee, the man was detained for smuggling “strategically important goods,” namely, products made of precious metals, across the customs border.

The police officer was allegedly acting as part of an organised criminal group, along with a Bulgarian and Russian citizen.

The suspects moved products made of precious metals weighing more than 13 kg, with a value of at least 11 million roubles (168,630 U.S. dollars) across the border.

All three suspects are reportedly in custody. The investigation of the criminal case is ongoing.

Russia: Moment police officer is TACKLED and arrested at Sheremetyevo airport00:20
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An officer of the Russian Transport Police was detained at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo airport, as shown in footage released on Thursday.

According to the Russian Investigative Committee, the man was detained for smuggling “strategically important goods,” namely, products made of precious metals, across the customs border.

The police officer was allegedly acting as part of an organised criminal group, along with a Bulgarian and Russian citizen.

The suspects moved products made of precious metals weighing more than 13 kg, with a value of at least 11 million roubles (168,630 U.S. dollars) across the border.

All three suspects are reportedly in custody. The investigation of the criminal case is ongoing.