One of the accused in the case of «the Winter cherries» appealed the extension of his arrest

© RIA Novosti / Alexander Krauledat in foobarcontroller shopping centre, Winter cherry, was responsible for the fire safety system and alarm in the shopping center, Alexander Nikitin. Archival photoOne of the accused in the case of «the Winter cherries» appealed the extension of his arrest© RIA Novosti / Alexander Krajevima the image Bank

Defendant in a criminal case about a fire in shopping centre «Winter cherry» employee «System integrator», which was responsible for the maintenance of a fire alarm in the burned building, Alexander Nikitin has appealed the extension of his arrest, according to the website of the Kemerovo regional court.

«A hearing to appeal in a criminal case upon a fire in TTS «the Winter cherry», the decision of the Kemerovo regional court of 21 September concerning Nikitin is scheduled for 11 October,» the statement reads.

As explained by RIA Novosti the representative of the regional court, the defense challenged the action on the petition of a consequence the court’s decision to extend the accused of the detention period to 25 December.

A fire in a shopping centre, «Winter cherry» in Kemerovo took place on 25 March and has claimed 60 lives. Currently, in the framework of criminal case upon state of emergency detained and arrested 12 people, including owners and managers of the building, the guard, and is also responsible for entering the shopping center in operation and direct fire suppression at the scene.

One of the accused in the case of «the Winter cherries» appealed the extension of his arrest© RIA Novosti, Integratiebeleid in fotobanka in a shopping Mall in Kemerovo

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