Owner of warehouse held in Kursk Region during investigation in death of two women of adulterated alcohol poisoning


alcohol poisoning

The Kursk Region investigating bodies of the Russia’s Investigative Committee continue investigation in a crime under part 3 of article 238 of the RF Penal Code (selling of unsafe goods or products entailing death of two) following adulterated alcohol poisoning of two women on 15 and 16 November 2015 in the city of Kursk.

During the probe the investigators identified owner of the warehouse located on the ground floor of the Food City shopping center in Moscow Region, where the adulterated alcohol had been bought. The owner is Ayaz Samedov, 28. At night of 3 December 2015, at the Moscow Ring Motorway investigators of the Kursk Region Investigative Committee together with operatives held the suspect. Then the investigators searched Samedov’s warehouse and confiscated bottle caps, book keeping documents, alcohol meters. The suspect was taken to Kursk for further investigative operations. Soon the investigators are going to request the court to remand the suspect in custody.

According to investigators, in the evening of 13 November 2015, a 40-year-old woman came to visit her 28-year-old niece. They decided to drink a bottler of alcohol labeled BACARDI which the niece’s husband had bought in Moscow. The women drank some of the alcohol and went to sleep. When they woke up the next morning, they felt unwell and tried to lavage the stomach and get rid of the symptoms, however they got worse, so they called an ambulance, which took them to the resuscitation in a hospital. Despite all the efforts of doctors, the niece died on 15 November 2015, and her aunt the next day.

At present, investigative operations are underway to find out all the details of the crime. The investigation is ongoing. 

04 December 2015 11:34

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