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MOSCOW, May 15 (Itar-Tass) - More than 230 migrants of Central Asian descent have been brought to Moscow police stations for identity check and screening for crimes, a source from Moscow police told Tass on Wednesday.
On May 15 agents of the Public Security Department conducted a raid in search for illegal migrants. The raid was conducted in the Moscow Southern Administrative District in the framework of an all-Russia campaign against illegal migration.
During the raid police jointly with representatives of the Federal Migration Service and the Federal Service for Control of Drugs inspected an industrial zone in Dorozhnaya street.
As a result of the raid a total of 236 visitors to Moscow of Central Asian descent were brought to police stations for identity checks, screening for involvement in crimes and checking whether they have been staying on the Russian territory legally.
Police have filed administrative protocols against some of the migrants implicated in violation of the migration law. A gas pistol adjusted for bullet shooting, several bullets fit for a hunting rifle of the 12th caliber, two daggers, many mobile telephones, numerous certificates to transport vehicles and two cars with license plates registered as stolen have been found on the inspected territory.