Official representative of the Ministry of Internal Affairs Irina Volk said the police had completed their investigation. oil theft in the Orenburg region. The OCG consisted of 12 people. Presumably, they received fuel in Perevolotsky and Orenburg regions.

As the police stressed, the defendants made two tie-ins. The oil ended up in containers hidden under the ground. Hydrocarbons were taken out by truck, investigators noted. Also, near the crime scene, the attackers built a small plant to process the resource.

“The tie-ins were made by horizontal drilling, and illegal pipelines were laid under the existing ones so that they would not be discovered,” Volk said, reports 56orb.ru.

According to law enforcement officers, the damage caused by the suspects amounted to 300 million rubles.