In Makhachkala in the case of mass poisoning detained the Director of the water utility

MOSCOW, Nov 2 — RIA Novosti. General Director of JSC “Makhachkalain” Magomed Murtazaliyev detained on the fact of mass poisoning of drinking water to inhabitants of the capital of Dagestan, reported on the website of the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation.

“In the investigation of the criminal case initiated on 28 October 2016, in fact the mass poisoning of drinking water to residents of the city of Makhachkala, detained the General Director of JSC “Makhachkalain” Magomed Murtazaliyev,” — said in the message.

From October 27 to November 2, almost 700 people were hospitalized after poisoning the water in Makhachkala. The head of Rospotrebnadzor Anna Popova said earlier that the reason of mass poisoning was the lack of chlorination of water.

On Wednesday the head of Dagestan Ramazan Abdulatipov told President Vladimir Putin that the cause of mass poisoning in Dagestan has become the hit of sewage in the water.