The Chairman of the Investigative Committee of Russia instructed to check the information voiced in the media about the facts of sale of alcohol surrogate in different regions


The investigative bodies of the Investigative Committee of Russia continue to investigate a number of criminal cases of poisoning by surrogate alcohol, which caused deaths in the Orenburg, Sverdlovsk and Kurgan regions, as well as in the city of Moscow.

Today a federal TV channel broadcasted a story by journalist Arkady Mamontov about the illegal sale of surrogate alcohol in St. Petersburg, Moscow, Moscow Region, Primorsky Krai, Ryazan Region and Udmurtia.

Alexander Bastrykin instructed the Main Investigative Department of the Investigative Committee of Russia to analyze all the cases of sale of alcohol surrogate mentioned in the story in order to identify the persons involved in these facts and bring them to justice.

31 October 2021 23:48

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