Investigators of territorial administration of the state Bureau of investigation (UIR), located in Nikolaev, carry out pre-trial investigation in criminal proceedings on the fact of inadequate execution of official duties by employees of the state service for emergency situations (SSES) in the Odessa region, which led to a fire in the hotel “Tokyo Star” (Odessa) and death.

As the press service of the RRG, the pre-trial investigation on the fact of occurrence of fire by the Main Department of Ukraine in Odessa region.

Currently, the RRT investigators conduct investigative actions to check the performance of official duties by employees of gschs in Odessa region during carrying out their inspections and other activities with the aim of monitoring of system of fire safety. In particular, interrogated the witnesses, seized the necessary documents.

“Qualifications: the office negligence which has entailed heavy consequences (CH2 St 367 of the Criminal code of Ukraine)”, – stated in the message.

As reported, in Odessa in the night of Saturday, August 17, there was a fire in hotel “Old Tokyo” in str, 1 in which killed eight people (according to the Odessa regional state administration, seven people died on the spot, one in the car “first aid”), 10 people were injured. By Saturday afternoon, the fire place was the naked body of another victim (i.e., a total of nine people were killed).

According to the information SSES, among the victims there are people in serious condition. According to the President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky, four of the victims – in critical condition.

Among the victims – two foreigners and a child.

Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman instructed to immediately begin large-scale inspections of places of recreation of citizens, especially hotels and resorts.

In the Unified register of pretrial investigations included information under part 2 of article 270 (violation established by the legislation of fire safety requirements) of the Criminal code of Ukraine.

In the SSES indicated that in July, was planned to check the hotel, but changed the form of ownership, and representatives of the civil service are allowed to check