In Primorye opened a case after the attack of the leopard on the child at the zoo

© Fotolia / sebraСтатуэтка goddess of justice Themis. Archival photoIn Primorye opened a case after the attack of the leopard on the child at the zoo© Fotolia / sebra

Investigators opened a criminal case after the incident in the zoo of Primorye, where the leopard grabbed his head remaining unattended child, according to the regional Prosecutor’s office.

Earlier, police reported that a family from the city of Arseniev came on a trip to the zoo. At a time when parents are distracted by the older four year old son, the youngest child was left unattended at the cage with a leopard, came close, and the predator grabbed him with his paws behind his head. The boy had lacerations and bites. Mother also received wounds when he tried to save the child. Parents administrative reports. At the zoo after the incident to reinforce security measures: put additional fencing and signs with a reminder of the childcare.

The office of public Prosecutor of Ussuriisk in the process of checking in the zoo found violations in the organization of safety measures in this connection have asked a consequence to bring criminal case.

«The city attorney sent the audit materials to the investigative authorities for further action. According to the results of their review on 15 January SU RF IC in the Primorsky territory, the decision on excitation of criminal case under part 1 of article 238 of the RF criminal code (Rendering services not meeting safety requirements), and the course and outcome of the investigation which put on control of Prosecutor’s office», — stated in the message.

The zoo management eliminates the violations.