Appearing in the case of a fire in “the Winter cherry” the head of the Ministry of Kuzbass did not plead guilty
Moscow. May 28. INTERFAX.RU — Head of the Ministry of Kuzbass Alexander Mamontov, accused of negligence and embezzlement in the case of the fire in TRTS “the Winter cherry”, insists that the lack of inspections in the center was dictated by the provisions of the law.
“The position of inspections in the “Winter cherry” (not held, because the SEC has treated the small business — approx.ed.) not my personal, and relevant law. I hope that the TFR will make the appropriate request to the MOE to establish an accurate interpretation of the law. Not pleaded guilty,” said Mammoth on Monday at a court hearing on the issue of election to it measures of restraint.
According to Mamontov, after searches of his home on 3 April, he appealed to Vladimir Puchkov, at that time held the post of head of the emergencies Ministry with a request for dismissal.
Mammoth asked to elect him a measure of restraint in the form of house arrest. He stressed that to leave the country he can’t because of the passport he had with him no, without permission of the FSB and guide him no release.
Mamontov also said condolences to the relatives of the victims in the fire.