Two people detained for attempted sale of radioactive substance in Georgia

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Tbilisi, Georgia, Dec. 14

By Nana Kirtzkhalia - Trend:

The Georgian Interior Ministry prevented the sale of a radioactive substance.

Two Georgian citizens - 79-year-old Guram and 66-year-old Omar were detained for possession and attempted sale of a radioactive substance, the Georgian Interior Ministry said on Saturday.

While searching the basement of Guram's house, the police found and seized radioactive substance radium-226 placed in a lead container.

The case on illegal possession and attempted sale of a radioactive substance was filed.

The operative investigation department of the Georgian Border Police conducts investigation.

Translated by NH

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