Astrakhan court will begin hearings on the case of the death of children in rollover boats

© RIA Novosti / Alexander Polynicotinate in photobacteria goddess of justice (Themis) at the courthouse. Archival photoAstrakhan court will begin hearings on the case of the death of children in rollover boats© RIA Novosti / Alexander Polynicotinate the image Bank

Volodarsky district court of the Astrakhan region on Wednesday will begin hearing the case of a local resident, accused in the deaths of three children who drowned in the capsize of the boat, to information on the court’s website.

«Scheduled hearing. Date – 24 October 2018, 14.00,» reads the section of the judicial proceedings.

According to investigators, the evening of 22 July a resident of the Astrakhan region in a condition of narcotic intoxication took a friend’s boat to smuggle nine children on the opposite Bank of the river Buzan near the village of Kalinino. During the crossing the man made a sharp maneuver, which capsized and the children were in the water. Six were rescued, three children drowned.

The man accused of committing a crime under article about causing of death on imprudence to two and more persons. In early October, the case was sent to court for consideration in essence.

Earlier, a source in law enforcement told RIA Novosti that the accused is the son of the head of the village of Kalinino.

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