SIMFEROPOL, 11 Feb – RIA Novosti. The Sevastopol garrison military court sentenced a sailor who stole 4 pistols and deserted in 1998 to 5.5 years in prison, the press service of the Main Military Investigation Department of the RF IC reported.
In the spring of 1997, a sailor of military unit 13140 (coastal forces of the Black Sea Fleet of the Russian Federation) Andrey Skibin, in collusion with another sailor, stole four pistols from a warehouse. He left the location of the unit on February 9, 1998 and left first for Rostov and then for the Kaliningrad region, where he lived under an assumed name. The deserter was arrested in December 2019 and admitted his guilt. During the investigation, one pistol was found and seized, which was returned to the military department.
“The court in Sevastopol was found guilty of committing crimes under Part 5 of Art. 33, Clause” in “Part 3 of Art. 226 (aiding in the theft of weapons) and Part 1 of Art. 338 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation (desertion). of the garrison military court Skibin was sentenced to 5.5 years of imprisonment in a maximum security penal colony, “the message says.
The sailor Nikolai Gorodilov, who helped in the theft of weapons, was sentenced by the court in 1998 to four years of imprisonment in a strict regime colony.