Investigators of the Main Directorate of the SFS in Sumy region under the procedural guidance of the Prosecutor’s office in Sumy region exposed and terminated activity of the clandestine alcohol production warehouse.
During the pre-trial investigation in criminal proceeding under Part 3 Article 212, Part 1 Article 199, Part 2 Article 204 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine it was detected that resident of Sumy city organized clandestine production of alcohol beverages in one of the local garage cooperatives with purpose of further sale through a network of shops of the regional center.
Search was conducted at the location of the clandestine warehouse on the basis of court order. 0.5 tons of transparent liquid with a characteristic odor of alcohol, labels with logo of the legal producer, covers for bottles, machine for covers and bottles, as well as empty containers prepared for bottling of manufactured alcohol were seized as a result of search.
Total cost of seized commodity-material values is more than 130 thousand UAH.
Currently, decision on appointment of a number of forensic examinations for seized liquid is under consideration.
The pre-trial investigation is ongoing.