Odessa Primorsky district court an indictment against four officers, whom the Prosecutor accuses of involvement in a massive fire at the College of Economics, law and hotel and restaurant business, which occurred on 4 December 2019 and led to the deaths of 16 people, said the Prosecutor’s office of Odessa region.

“Prosecutors filed an indictment against the Director of the Odessa College, head of household, head of the day Department of Economics and business and former Deputy Director for administrative-economic work, which are suspected of violation of set by legislation requirements of fire safety, which led to a fire in an educational institution in Odessa”, – stated in the message.

As noted, during pre-trial investigation, interviewed 286 people (witnesses, witnesses, victims), conducted the identification of the victims, an immediate inspection of the scene and space of the building, which lasted from 4 to 12 December 2019года, 65 seizures of documents spent 61 forensic examination.

In a press-service of Prosecutor’s office recalled that as a result of the fire 16 people died and 31 people got bodily injuries of varying severity.

In addition, added the Agency, the fire destroyed the monument in 1914, which was a College, has damaged and destroyed all the property that was in the building at the time of the fire, with the result that the state suffered millions in losses.