SK has revealed new cases of corruption in the case of a fire in «the Winter cherry»

© Photo : press-service of administration of the Kemerovo region the dismantling of the burnt TC Winter cherry. Archive photoSK has revealed new cases of corruption in the case of a fire in «the Winter cherry»© Photo : press-service of administration of the Kemerovo region

The investigative Committee of Russia will face additional charges to the head of the construction supervision of the Kemerovo region Tensile Komkova and ex-head of the Department of supervision and preventive work of EMERCOM in Kemerovo, Berezovsky and Kemerovo district Grigoriy Terentyev, passing on the case about a fire in shopping center «Winter cherry», said the official representative SK the Russian Federation Svetlana Petrenko.

«Ongoing investigation revealed a number of new episodes of illegal activity of the accused. In particular, Tensile Komkova additionally charged with receiving a bribe in especially large size», — said Petrenko.

As believes a consequence, in March 2014 for General patronage and connivance in the service, she received a bribe from the Director of the commercial organization in the form of a Toyota Venza and a set of tires with a total value exceeding 1.5 million rubles.

«In the course of preliminary investigation it is established that the contribution in 2017 and 2018 fraudulently stole paid by the employer compensation, which in fact he was not supposed to (two episodes of part 3 of article 159 of the criminal code). Given these facts, he will be charged with», she added.

It is reported that the Chairman of the Investigative Committee of Russia Alexander Bastrykin on Thursday arrived in Kemerovo to monitor the progress of the investigation of a fire in TTS «the Winter cherry» and communicate with the victims and the relatives of the victims.

«He urged the investigation team to keep up the pace in the investigation, gradually moving in all directions, to increase the evidence base. To remain open, with the same care, not letting slip the slightest detail, to examine all incoming information from citizens,» — said Petrenko.

Official representative SK the Russian Federation also noted that currently none of the accused pleaded not guilty, and two defendants refused to testify.

It is noted that only for criminal cases granted victim status and questioned 436 persons, of them 83 relatives of the victims in the fire, 247 – the Mall’s visitors; 106 property owners, legal persons, individual entrepreneurs carrying out activities on the leased premises.

The fire in the shopping centre, «Winter cherry» in Kemerovo took place on 25 March and has claimed 60 lives. In the framework of the criminal case currently detained and arrested 12 people, including owners and managers of the building, the security guard, now the former leaders of the regional emergency situations Ministry, and also responsible for the introduction of the shopping center into operation, the fire alarm and direct the fire suppression at the scene.

SK has revealed new cases of corruption in the case of a fire in «the Winter cherry»© RIA Novosti, Integratiebeleid in fotobanka in a shopping Mall in Kemerovo