Posted 27 декабря 2022, 15:58

Published 27 декабря 2022, 15:58

Modified 28 декабря 2022, 09:14

Updated 28 декабря 2022, 09:14

The Ombudsman asks to check the inspector's case opened after the fire in the Kemerovo shelter

27 декабря 2022, 15:58
The Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation, Tatiana Moskalkova, asks to check the validity of the initiation of a criminal case against fire inspector Roman Plet. He is accused of negligence after a fire with 22 dead in a private nursing home in the city of Kemerovo.

"I appealed to the competent authorities with a request to check the validity of bringing the inspector to criminal responsibility and choosing such a strict preventive measure against him, as well as establishing control over this investigation", - Tatiana Moskalkova said.

She noted that the fire inspector before the emergency in Kemerovo tried to check this nursing home. However, he was not allowed into the building.

Tatiana Moskalkova noted that this is not the first time that fire inspectors are not allowed into the building to check the rules of compliance with fire safety, motivating illegal entry into private territory.

The office of the Commissioner previously proposed to introduce mandatory licensing of the activities of private homes for the elderly and shelters for people who find themselves in a difficult life situation, as well as persons without a fixed place of residence.

The fact that the fire inspector made attempts to check this institution was reported earlier in the Ministry of Emergency Situations. The inspector of the State Supervision Service arrived with an inspection on December 7, but the shelter management did not let him into the building. The Ministry of Emergency Situations stated that they sought to check this shelter, since such buildings belong to an extremely high risk category. The Prosecutor's office has included this shelter in the inspection plan for the next year.

Recall that a fire in a private nursing home in Kemerovo occurred on the night of December 24. 22 people were killed. Six people were injured. According to preliminary data, the cause of the fire was a faulty boiler. The Investigative Committee opened criminal cases under articles on causing death by negligence, negligence and the provision of unsafe services. In addition to the fire inspector, the owner of this shelter was also detained and arrested. He was charged with providing unsafe services.