The Leningrad Regional Investigative Department of the Investigative Committee of Russia initiated criminal proceedings against the former chairman of the Committee of Education of the Gatchina municipal district of Leningrad region on the grounds of an offense under Part 1 Article 285 of the Criminal Code (abuse of official powers).
According to the investigation, the suspect, being an official, knowing that the building of MBEU "Lukashevskaya school" can not be put into operation, as it has not passed the legally established procedure for compliance with safety requirements in connection with gross violations during construction, has issued an order to organize the school in the normal course of business from September 1, 2021. By her actions she violated the interests of the Gatchina municipal district, as well as the interests of the citizens, by creating a threat to the life and health of the school students while they were attending classes.
In the criminal case the complex of investigative and operational activities aimed at identifying all the circumstances, as well as the causes and conditions that contributed to the commission of the crimes, are continuing. Other episodes of criminal activity of the suspect are being established.
Besides, the Leningrad Regional Investigative Department of the Investigative Committee of Russia continues investigation of a criminal case against the chief of department of purchases of administration of Gatchina municipal district of Leningrad region under part 3 article 290 of the Criminal Code (bribe taking).
Earlier, the Chairman of the Investigative Committee of Russia instructed the head of the Investigative Department of the Investigative Committee of Russia for Leningrad Region S. T. Sazin to report on the investigative and verification activities carried out on information from the media regarding the illegal, as the parents of the students believe, dismissal of the principal of the school "Lukashevskaya School" after he complained about the poor quality repairs performed in the educational institution.