The Georgian State Security Service said on Monday that it arrested three men while trying to sell radioactive substance Cesium-137.
The three men, identified as Mirian B., born in 1979; Konstantine B., born in 1971, and Ioseb Ch., born in 1976, were arrested while trying to sell Cs-137 for USD 100,000, according to the security agency.
The State Security Service has declined to disclose who potential buyer was or whether it was a sting operation. Amount of seized radioactive substance was not reported either.
According to the State Security Service, the three men bought Cs-137 and kept it in Tbilisi before trying to sell it.