Court found guilty head of capital printing house where 17 women died in fire

Court found guilty head of capital printing house where 17 women died in fire
Chief engineer of the burned-down Printing Express printing house Anton Yatskov in Ostankino Court of Moscow

Imprisonment terms for Sergey Moskvin and chief engineer of Printing Express Anton Yatskov, who is also found guilty, will be announced later.

CEO of the Moscow printing house Printing Express Sergey Moskvin and chief engineer Anton Yatskov are found guilty in the case on the fire in the organization’s building, the correspondent of Interfax reported from the courtroom.

Moskvin and Yatskov are accused of Art. 219 of Criminal Code of the Russian Federation (Non-Compliance with Fire Safety Regulations). It is specified that serving sentence terms for the defendants in the case will be sounded by a court later.

It is known that the prosecution has already requested four and a half years of a colony for the CEO of the enterprise and five and a half years for the chief engineer. According to the agency, Moskvin completely admitted this guilt. Yatskov does not consider himself guilty.

To recall, the fire in the printing house building on Altufyevskoye Highway happened in August 2016. 17 people — 14 citizens of Kyrgyzstan and three Russians became the victims. All dead were young women, the majority of whom were not older than 25 years.

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