Russia: criminal cases were instituted on facts of poisoning by drink “Mr. Sidr”

more than 30 people died as a result of poisoning by surrogate alcohol in the Nizhny Novgorod, Samara and Ulyanovsk regions of the Russian Federation, follows from the published messages of the regional authorities and law enforcement agencies, the Russian media reported.


According to preliminary data, the cause of the emergency was Mr. Sidr drinks made in Samara. The head of Rospotrebnadzor Anna Popova instructed to withdraw these products from the sale.

The first victims turned for help from June 3 to 5 – they were hospitalized with a diagnosis of “poisoning with an unidentified substance.”

According to the latest data, the total number of victims of surrogate alcohol in the constituent entities of the Russian Federation is 90 people, including 4 minors and one pregnant woman. 32 deaths were recorded, including 16 – in the Samara region of the Russian Federation.

According to the investigation, all the poisoned were drinking the drink “Mr. Sidr”, which was supplied by an entrepreneur from the Krasnoglinsky district of Samara.

The head of the IC of Russia, Alexander Bastrykin, instructed to combine a number of criminal cases on the facts of the deadly poisoning of people of the sidrum in one proceeding

Cases have been initiated under Part 3 of Art. 238 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation (the provision of services that do not meet the requirements of security that entailed the death of two or more persons by negligence).

Investigators detained an individual entrepreneur who supplied products. At the enterprise where the drink is produced, investigative actions are carried out.

The head of Rospotrebnadzor instructed to remove these products from the turnover. The department said that they began an investigation into what happened. The authorities of a number of regions, including the Ulyanovsk region, Mordovia and Udmurtia, have already been instructed to withdraw from the sale “Mr. Sidr.”

Rosalkogolregulovy blocked the shipments and supply of products of the manufacturer Mr. Sidr – LLC “Andi” throughout Russia.