Moscow. September 21. INTERFAX.RU – law Enforcement bodies in Irkutsk withdrew from the foreign citizen about 800 kg of jade worth more than 50 million rubles, reported on the website of the Ministry of internal Affairs of Russia with reference to the official representative of Department Irina Wolf.
“Employees of the Moi of Russia in the Irkutsk region together with employees of regional TFR and with the power support of fighters SWAT foiled illicit trafficking of semi-precious jade stone”, – stated in the message.
Jade was found on one of the guests illegal “apartment houses”, which was organized by 50-year-old resident of the two-storey building on the street Shevtsova. “Without state registration as individual entrepreneur, a woman rented out 13 apartments in the building, for which he was brought to administrative responsibility,” – said in a press release.
Three residents were violators of the stay on the territory of the Russian Federation, we have solved the question of their expulsion from the country.
“In addition, the room where he lived 28-year-old foreign citizen, and in his rented storage unit, police found and seized about 800 kg of natural stone, presumably of jade, firearms, handcuffs, radios, cash in the sum more than 2 million rubles and a number of other evidence of illegal activity,” – said in a press release.
In turn, the press service of the SU TFR in the region reported that the illegal “apartment house” managed to come out in the investigation of the disappearance of the foreign citizen in Irkutsk.
“Investigators of the RCDS and the police in one of the garage spaces on the property discovered and seized 788 kg of natural stone, mainly breed white jade, which cost on the black market is $1000 per kilogram”, – stated in the message. On this fact conducted preliminary examination.
A law enforcement source said “Interfax” that the detained foreigners are citizens of China.