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 Organizer of fake alcohol distribution chain in Mykolaiv region detained. PHOTO

The tax police officers apprehended a person involved in the distribution of fake alcohol in the Mykolaiv region, which has already claimed lives of 37 people.

As reported by Censor.NET, First Deputy Chairman of the State Fiscal Service of Ukraine Serhii Bilan wrote on Facebook.

"Following detentions in the Kharkiv, Donetsk, and Zhytomyr regions, Mykolaiv tax police apprehended an individual who received and distributed fake booze in the region. Five people died due to the actions of this man," Bilan wrote.

According to him, the tax police are currently taking measures to eliminate the distribution chain of fake alcohol produced in the Kharkiv region.

He also noted that the criminal proceedings were initiated against the detainee.

Read more: Number of deaths from fake alcohol increases to 37, - Ukraine's State Consumer Protection Service

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