At the moment, the court is choosing a restraining measure for the organizer of an illegal nursing home, the pastor of the Evangelical Church Andrei Smirnov, reports TASS.
“The shelter worker couldn’t close the boiler lid. In a telephone conversation, he said that he raised the temperature to 80 degrees Celsius, although I told him not to raise it above 73 degrees, ”the investigator read Smirnov’s testimony.
The fire started on the night of Saturday, December 24. The bodies of 22 people were found while the fire was being extinguished and debris was being cleared. Six received burns, two of them are seriously injured and are in the burn department.
A criminal case was initiated under articles 109 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation (causing death by negligence), 293 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation (negligence) and 238 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation (provision of services that does not meet the security requirements). Smirnov fully admitted his guilt.