26.06.2024

The head of the equestrian club will be judged for the death of two people under the collapsed roof

In Novosibirsk regional court has transferred criminal case of 48-year-old Igor Vorotnikov, who led the equestrian club “allure” in the beginning of last year the club roof collapsed, killing two people.

“On January 19, 2017 in the daytime during training in equestrian sport collapsed the roof of the indoor arena, do not meet safety requirements, which at the time were the employees and clients of the equestrian club. As a result of collapse killed 45-year-old coach and the 15-year-old minors” – reminiscent of the investigative Committee of the Russian Federation on NSO.

The investigation was completed in January 2018. The indictment today, may 4 approved the Deputy Prosecutor of the Novosibirsk region Andrey Turbines, said the regional Prosecutor’s office.

The businessman was charged under part 3 of article 238 of the RF criminal code (rendering services not meeting requirements of safety of life and health of consumers, entailed on imprudence causing of heavy harm to health of the person and the death of two persons).

“According to investigators, an individual entrepreneur from April to October, 2011 on the territory of the summer camp of a name of Putilov baryshevsky village Soviet in Novosibirsk region for the provision of services to the citizens on the holding of equestrian sport organized the construction of the indoor arena without obtaining a construction permit required project documentation without the implementation of construction control”, – the Prosecutor’s office.

Roof “Allure” collapsed in January 2017

It is assumed that the accused wanted to reduce costs, so bought a metal structure for the roof made in the handicraft way. In addition, the investigators believe that he ordered to erect the arena for the man who has not had the necessary design and technical documentation.

In fact, it is noted that from mid-December 2016, the roof of the arena was not cleaned from snow, and ground snowpack exceeded the carrying capacity of the roof.

In January 2017, Igor Vorotnikov , pleaded guilty to the collapse of the roof in the court, he apologized to the families of the victims.

“I want to apologize to the families of the victims and to say that I feel guilty for what happened, is ready to provide assistance to the victims and accept the punishment the court I will make… I feel guilty, but I don’t know what my actions or inaction led to this. I thought that taking all measures to ensure security” – quoted Igor Vorotnikov TASS correspondent.

According to TASS, Igor Vorotnikov believes that the collapse occurred because of the snow, because, according to him, this winter, the snow from the roof was cleaned twice, the last time on December 16.

He explained that the arena stood four winters, and there weren’t any signs that the structure will collapse, said TASS, adding that the Collars recognized – the construction of the arena was unauthorized, appraisals of the project was not.

According to Vorotnikov, the builders in case appear only as witnesses.

“There are builders, there are manufacturers of these farms, which were assembled in the arena. They are also in no way involved. These farms were not made for me, and a few months before me, to other people. And those people refused,” – said Igor Vorotnikov and added that the investigation revealed: this structure is not like the previous buyer because of poor quality of work performed. However, the Collars at the time of purchase did not know about it: it didn’t and just sold the farm, which remained only to assemble on site.

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