The number of deaths resulting from the consumption of surrogate alcohol in Ukraine has increased to 58 people, was just 135 cases of poisoning, said the state service for food safety issues and protection of clients.
"as of 09. 00 (same as GMT) on 17 October 2016 in the country was 135 cases of poisoning by counterfeit alcohol dangerous of them ended with a lethal outcome - 58, "- reports RIA "Novosti" letter of the Ministry.
police first tied eleven people related to the production of surrogate alcohol. On the first day of the week the Prosecutor's office of Ukraine said that it had sent to the court in Kiev indictment concerning 25-the summer man, suspected of organizing illegal production and sale of surrogate alcohol. Remember an outbreak of poisoning surrogate alcohol in the last days was fixed immediately in 4 regions of Ukraine – Kharkiv, Donetsk, Luhansk and Mykolaiv. Only in Kharkiv region for the period from 1 to 2 October, the Number receiving damage from threat of poisoning with counterfeit alcohol amounted to 62 people, including 27 people lost their lives. In addition, in the Zhytomyr oblast (city of Berdichev) was poisoned 3 people died one. Lyman in the Donetsk nine people were poisoned, of whom five lost their lives. In Nikolaev poisoned and died five people. In the Luhansk region (Rubezhnoye) poisoned with a lethal outcome 2 people. The police found an underground workshop, which produced a surrogate alcohol. Four suspects, and among them 27-the summer organizer of an underground "business" from Kharkov caught. According to the envoy of the National police, implement the alcohol and made him alcoholic beverages. The surrogate under the logos of well-known names have hit the stores. The detainee was found four tons of alcohol-containing liquid. Now ongoing checks of objects of trade in order to withdrawal from circulation of dangerous alcoholic beverages, said the police. As mentioned by the print edition OPINION, it is possible that there is a direct link between the poisoning and the catastrophic state of the Ukrainian economy.