The Chairman of the Investigative Committee of Russia gives a number of instructions over incidents in regions


The Chairman of the Investigative Committee of Russia instructed to report on the circumstances of the death of a 2-year-old girl in the Moscow Region. Into this matter the investigative authorities initiated a criminal case under Part 1 of Article 109 of the Criminal Code (causing death by negligence). According to investigators, on October 25, 2021 the girl's father returned home after a night shift and found his wife and daughter unconscious, after which he called an ambulance. A team of doctors took the victims to a medical facility, where they were given a preliminary diagnosis of "poisoning with an unknown substance". The girl died in the intensive care unit of the hospital, and the child's mother is in the intensive care unit. The family was characterized negatively and was registered with the guardianship authorities. In this regard, the Moscow Regional Main Investigative Department of the Investigative Committee of Russia initiated criminal proceedings for possible negligent attitude of the guardianship officials in the performance of their official duties, which resulted in the death of a child through negligence (Part 2 of Article 293 of the Criminal Code).

The Chairman of the Investigative Committee of Russia instructed the head of the Moscow Regional Investigative Department of the Investigative Committee of Russia A. Yu. Starikov to report on progress of the investigation. The progress of investigation is under supervision of the Central Office of the Investigative Committee of Russia.

In addition, the Chairman of the Investigative Committee of Russia instructed the Acting Head of the Kaliningrad Regional Investigative Department of the Investigative Committee of Russia Kozyretsky E.N. to report on the progress of the criminal investigation into the gas-air mixture explosion in the city of Baltiysk.

On October 26, 2021, there was a gas-air mixture explosion and subsequent fire in an apartment on the first floor of a five-story apartment building in the city of Baltiysk. There were no fatalities as a result of the accident. The fire was quickly localized, information about the victims is being clarified. Investigative bodies of the Investigative Committee of Russia initiated criminal proceedings for the crime of providing services that do not meet the safety requirements of life and health of consumers, Part 1 of Article 238 of the Criminal Code. Investigators from the regional department of the Investigative Committee continue to work at the scene of the incident, conducting a detailed examination, questioning witnesses, and seizing the necessary technical documents.

The progress of investigation is under supervision of the Central Office of the Investigative Committee of Russia

26 October 2021 18:07

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