In Altai Territory, probe launched into unsafe services provided in private summer camp

The Altai Territory Office of the Investigative Committee has opened a criminal investigation into a crime under Article 238 of the RF Penal Code (provision of services that do not meet safety standards) after an accident that happened with a 13-year-old boy in the private summer camp Academy of Robinsons.

According to investigators, on 20 June 2016, the boy came from Kemerovo Region to the summer camp located in Altaisk District. On 23 June, at around 4 PM, he was left unattended and went jumping from an improvised bungee jump located in the camp. He swung on it and fell into the Katun River and was washed by the current down the river. The boy is still missing, search is underway.

Investigators are carrying out a set of operations to find out all the details of the incident, questioning the director of the camp, its staff and witnesses, confiscated all necessary documents. They are going to look into the reasons and conditions that had led to the incident. The progress of the investigation is under control of the senior officials of the Altai Territory Office of the Investigative Committee.