Criminal case was initiated in fact of Moscow stock’s fire with 16 dead
After a fire in a warehouse in Moscow, where people were killed, the ICR has opened a criminal case on the ground of an offense, which carries under part 3 of Art. 219 of the Criminal Code (Failure to Satisfy Fire Safety Requirements).
According to the investigating authorities, on the eve of Saturday morning, 27 August, in one of the warehouse on the highway Altufyevskoe caught a fire. The fire spread to all 4-storey building. After extinguishing the fire there were found 16 dead bodies.
Now, on the scene of crime are working investigators and criminologists. Experts established all the circumstances of what happened. The investigating authorities are considering a number of versions of a fire, including household and technical causes.
To establish the exact cause of death there will be a number of forensic examinations. The investigation of the criminal case continues.
Recall that 16 people died in the fire which were in the locker room on the 4th floor of the building, according to preliminary data, they are suffocated by combustion products, because the warehouse stored paints and printing products. Among the dead were only three Russian citizens, others - natives of Kyrgyzstan.
The prosecutors want the former Russian Federation Council member to go to prison for 14 years instead of 9 and pay a 500-million-ruble ($8.8 million) fine instead of 70 million rubles ($1.2 million).