Citizen of Turkmenistan dies of poisoning with fake vodka in Istanbul

A 32-year-old citizen of Turkmenistan, Kemal Akhmedenov , has died in Istanbul after poisoning himself with fake vodka, according to the Turkish edition SonDakika.

The man lived in the Fatih area. On December 9, Kemal celebrated his birthday with friends. The next day, he stopped answering calls, after which his acquaintances went to the police. The police found a corpse in the apartment. The examination showed that the man died as a result of the use of counterfeit alcohol.

Another Turkish edition, Haber, writes that a citizen of Turkmenistan was detained in the Istanbul district of Bayrampasa with 33 liters of counterfeit alcohol-containing liquid. After the protocol was drawn up, he was released.

Read the details on the Turkmen version of the Chronicles of Turkmenistan website .

In mid-March 2020, Turkmen migrants in Turkey were poisoned en masse with fake vodka. In Istanbul hospitals, 61 people were poisoned, 55 of them died. Their compatriots sold surrogate vodka disguised as Turkmen to the victims. Due to the high cost of Turkish alcohol, imported Turkmen vodka is popular among migrants, and you can buy it right on the streets.

Source: Chronicles of Turkmenistan