Co-owner of the burnt down club “the Lame horse” was released

Co-owner of the burnt down club “the Lame horse” was released

Former co-owner of club “the Lame horse” Anatoly Zak on 4 September was released from prison.


As can be seen from the Kopeisk city court (the last place of punishment the convict was IK-11 in Kopeysk Chelyabinsk region), August 22, was granted the petition of the convicted person “On the reduction of punishment in connection with the application of the new law.” According to interlocutors “Kommersant-Prikamye”, Zach was able to be released after the adoption of amendments to article 72 of the criminal code, which equal one day of being in jail for fifteen days in the colony.

A defendant in a criminal case Anatoly Zak began after a fire in club “Lame horse”, which occurred in the night from 4 to 5 December 2009, which killed 156 people. In April 2013, he was convicted of committing a crime under part 3 of article 238 of the RF criminal code (rendering services not meeting the requirements of security, entailed death of two and more persons committed by a group of persons on preliminary arrangement). The court sentenced Zak to nine years and ten months of imprisonment in a General regime colony.


Only in the case of a fire in “Lame horse” was convicted seven people.

Maxim Plows, Perm