An investigation against seven accused in the case of the “Winter cherry” completed

An investigation against seven accused in the case of the “Winter cherry” completed

Moscow. July 31. INTERFAX.RU — the Investigative Committee has finished investigation of the criminal case about the death of 60 people during a fire in the Kemerovo shopping centre, “Winter cherry” against seven defendants, said the official representative of the Investigative Committee (IC) Svetlana Petrenko.


“Depending on the role of each they are charged with violation of fire safety requirements, provision of services, inadequate security, negligence (part 3 of article 219, part 3 of article 238, part 3 of article 293 of the criminal code),” he said on Tuesday “Interfax”.

She noted that in the near future, the victims, the accused and their defenders will start acquaintance with criminal case materials.

The investigation against the four defendants is continuing, said Petrenko.

In particular, according to her, the General and technical Director of JSC “kemerovskijj konditerskijj Kombinat” Julia Bogdanov and Georgy Sobolev and CEO of Hope Addanac legal entity charged with the provision of services for maintenance of fire protection systems that do not meet safety requirements. “Guard “Center of protection” Sergey Antoshin, as believes a consequence, has not fulfilled its duty to alert of any fire the visitors of the shopping center.

The electrician of fire alarm Alexander Nikitin and Director of “System integrator” Igor, Polozenko charged with improper rendering of services on maintenance of fire safety systems”, — said the representative of the UK.

She noted that the chief of the guard fire brigade № 2 “1 detachment of the Federal fire service in Kemerovo region” Sergey Genin is accused of improper performance of their duties to rescue people from a burning building of the shopping center.