Ex-deputy head of Kuzbass's construction supervision is new defendant at Zimnyaya Vishnya case
The investigation suspects that the official deliberately concealed information about violations of fire safety in the burnt shopping center.
A new defendant, former deputy chief of the Inspectorate of the State Construction Supervision of the region Svetlana Shengerei, appeared in the Zimnyaya Vishnya mall fire case. The official has already been detained; the court will select a measure of restraint on Friday, Dmitry Malinin, the lawyer of the injured party, told journalists.
According to him, the official drafted all the documents within the fire safety audit of the shopping center, and, accordingly, it was she who had to identify violations in this area.
Malinin added that the suspect could deliberately hide information about fire safety violations, according to the investigation's version.
Recall that a fire in the Zimnyaya Vishnya mall occurred on March 25 and killed 60 people. There are 11 accused in the case.