Prigozhin’s company Konkord gets in criminal case of mass poisoning of children

Prigozhin’s company Konkord gets in criminal case of mass poisoning of children

127 children got poisoned from the food supplied by the organization.

The ICR initiated a criminal case on mass poisoning in seven schools in the south-east of Moscow, where food was supplied by Prigozhin’s Food Production Facility Konkord LLC. The case was initiated on the basis of the sale of goods that do not meet safety requirements (section “b” of part 2 of Article 238 CCRF), lawyer of the Anti-Corruption Foundation Lyubov Sobol reported.

According to the ruling, 123 children and four school employees got poisoned. On February 20, the HRU asked the ICR head Alexander Bastrykin to take the investigation under personal supervision. On February 22,  the Konkord said that they would conduct their own investigation.

The criminal case was initiated on February 2 over the events that took place from December 19 to December 28, 2018. The maximum penalty under the mentioned article is six years in prison.

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