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Three Men, Suspected of Trying to Sell Radioactive Material, Arrested
Civil Georgia, Tbilisi / 11 Jan.'16 / 13:46

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.

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