As a result in Kiev, Kiev region and other regions of Ukraine searches militiamen revealed and withdrew 129 thousand liters of counterfeit alcohol.

“By results of the carried-out authorized searches, which proceeded simultaneously in Kiev, Ternopil, Dnipropetrovsk, Zaporizhzhya oblasts and in Kyiv, Kherson, Lviv and Chernivtsi, the staff of Prosecutor’s office of Kiev the SBU found and seized 129 thousand liters surrogate” – said on his page on Facebook press Secretary of the Prosecutor General of Ukraine Yury Lutsenko Larisa Sargan.

According to her, only in the Kiev region and the capital seized more than 67 thousand litres of poor quality alcohol. “Underground plants produced alcoholic beverages from the substandard raw materials, which are further supplied to retail chains as luxury alcohol under well-known brands, such as “Finland”, “Armagnac”, “Vodka Yeltsin”, “Chivas”, “Jack Daniels” and others”, – said L. garfish.

This surrogate could lead to mass poisoning of people . Currently, the Prosecutor of the Kiev region took samples of the seized products and has appointed a number of examinations. “What supermarkets supplied the “elite” alcohol, now set by the investigators,” – said the press Secretary of the Prosecutor General.