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In the Zavodskoy district court of Kemerovo has started the trial of the accused in a criminal case about a fire in shopping centre “Winter cherry”, which took place on 25 March 2018, reports TASS.
The defendants, seven defendants: Hope Sedenak, the CEO of the company, which operated the shopping center, the CEO of the company-owner of the shopping center “kemerovskijj konditerskijj Kombinat” Julia Bogdanova and technical Director of the plant Georgy Sobolev, head of the company “System integrator” responsible for sprinkler system in the shopping center Igor Polozenko responsible for the fire alarm Alexander Nikitin, a security guard shopping center Sergei Antoshin and the captain of the guard Kemerovo firefighting and rescue unit №2 Sergei Genin.
All of them are imputed to different articles of the Criminal code.
During the trial, the Prosecutor extended the list of charges leveled Yulia Bogdanova creating a criminal group for infringements of requirements of fire security.
The Prosecutor believes that she distributed the roles among participants as the organizer of the criminal group coordinated activities in order to create the appearance of providing of fire safety requirements in the building “Winter cherry” at minimal cost to the fire safety system.
Protection of the accused asked to return the case to the Prosecutor for elimination of violations, but the court refused.
On 12 April it became known that the victims in the case filed by 2.9 billion rubles. The fire destroyed and damaged the property 140 100 physical and legal persons amounting to more than 293 million rubles. During a fire killed 60 people, including 37 children, and another 137 people were injured.
In the case of fire are also former head of the Kemerovo Department of the Ministry of emergency situations Alexander Mamontov, the former head of the regional Inspectorate of gosstroynadzor Tanzilya Komkova. The investigation against them is not yet complete.
The fire in the “Winter cherry” was March 25, 2018. The building did not work fire alarm and emergency exits, so many people are unable to leave and died. It was found that the cause of fire was short circuit.
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