PSP detains a person in combat mega-operation for sale of weapons online

PSP detains a person in combat mega-operation for sale of weapons online

The Public Security Police (PSP) is carrying out, this Thursday morning, a mega-operation to combat the online sale of weapons. Searches are taking place from north to south of the country and the main suspect was arrested in Lisbon.

According to RTP, the investigation by DIAP – Central Department of Investigation and Criminal Action had been going on for about a year. In total, 18 search warrants were carried out – ten domestic and eight non-domiciled –, as well as a search warrant.

Speaking to the public station, PSP intendant Paulo Costa confirmed that “it was possible to identify a person who carried out the online sale of extendable sticks and other types of weapons, which is not allowed.”

The detainee will be between 20 and 30 years old. Paulo Costa also adds that three extendable sticks, a defense aerosol and a firearm reproduction/replica were seized.

Source: Jornal i by

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