SC opened a case after flooding three villages in Yakutia

© Photo : EMERCOM of Russia for the Republic of Seastrunk MOE during assist the casualty in the floods in Amginsky district of the Sakha Republic (Yakutia). May 10, 2018SC opened a case after flooding three villages in Yakutia© Photo : EMERCOM of Russia in the Republic of Sakha

Investigators opened a criminal case of negligence after the sinking by flooding three villages of Ust-Maisky district of Yakutia, where residents were not warned about the threat of flooding, according to the investigative Department of the RF IC in the Republic, adding that the flooding hit 1.2 thousand people.

In Yakutia in connection with the flood has a state of emergency at the Federal level.

According to investigators, the night of may 9, 2018 on the river Aldan in Yakutia the debacle began, there was a probability of formation of traffic jams in the area of human settlements Agency, ‘dikan, Kuptsy and further flooding. The acting head of the Ust-Maysky district on may 10, 2018, imposed on high alert. Algorithm of actions of officials of municipalities for the adoption of emergency measures to eliminate the occurrence of possible emergencies have been identified. From may 10 to may 15 towns flood, endangering the life and health of residents, their property was damaged and destroyed.

As follows from the materials of the prosecutorial check, the rights of citizens were violated due to improper execution of duties by officials of municipal entities «Kupsky national nasleg», «Village’dikan» and «Egansky national nasleg».

According to information working group monitoring the flood situation Ust-Maysky district, as of may 17, in the area of flooding in these settlements got home 582, 287 objects of individual housing construction, inhabited by 1.2 thousand people, including 314 children.

«Criminal case on signs of the crime provided by part 1 of article 293 of the criminal code (negligence) on the fact of improper performance of duties by officials of several municipalities for the prevention and liquidation of emergency situations in borders of settlements of Ust-Maysky district», — stated in the message.

It is noted that the investigation of the case investigators establish the circumstances of the incident and the persons responsible for taking emergency measures on prevention of possible emergency situations, informing the public, timely evacuation and protection of property of citizens.