Former Deputy head of the construction Inspectorate of the Kuzbass left under arrest

© RIA Novosti / Alexander Patrinorama in photoboxes building TTS Winter cherry in Kemerovo. Archival photoFormer Deputy head of the construction Inspectorate of the Kuzbass left under arrest© RIA Novosti / Alexander Patrinorama the image Bank

The Kemerovo regional court on Friday considered and dismissed the appeal against the extension of detention from the protection of the former Deputy head of the construction supervision of the Kemerovo region Svetlana Sengera, accused on criminal case about a fire in shopping centre «Winter cherry», informed RIA Novosti the representative of the court.

«The regional court, after hearing the arguments of the parties, left the appeal of protection of Singerei without satisfaction, the decision of the Central district court of the city of Kemerovo dated 8 November (at the request of the investigation, extending her detention until 25 December) — without changes», — said the Agency interlocutor.

Svetlana Sengera worked in the Inspectorate of gosstroynadzor of Kuzbass under the leadership of Tensile Komkova, who previously was also accused in the case. At first she was a witness, but on 13 September he was detained and became the 12th of the accused under article «Abuse of office powers, entailed heavy consequences».

The result saw in action Komkova, who led the Agency until 2014, signs of the abuse of authority. According to investigators, she did not forbid operation illegally built in 2013, building «Winter cherry», converted into a shopping and entertainment complex of the production site of confectionery factory, which subsequently led to the death of visitors. It Sengera on behalf Komkova was responsible for the inspection of the reconstruction of the «Winter cherry».

A fire in a shopping centre, «Winter cherry» was March 25 and claimed the lives of 60 people. In the framework of criminal case upon state of emergency currently detained and arrested 15 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.