Criminal case on flood in Kuban sent to court

Criminal case on flood in Kuban sent to court


The criminal case on flood in the Krasnodar Territory in summer 2012 has been sent to the court, RIA Novosti cites Denis Oskin, a prosecutor of the Russian Prosecutor General’s Office in the SFD.

Deputy Prosecutor General Sergey Vorobyov approved the charges against functionaries of the Krymsky District of the Krasnodar Territory. The case consists of 197 tomes. The Krymsky District Court should start hearings within 14 days.

The flood in the region happened on July 6-7, 2012. Thousands of houses in Gelendzhik, Krymsk and Novorossiysk and villages in the Krasnodar Territory were flooded. About 170 people died.

Vasily Krutko, former head of the Krymsky District, Vladimir Ulyanov, former head of Krymsk, and Irina Ryabchenko, former head of the Nizhnebakansky Village, are charged for negligence and for ordering their executives to compose documents with false data about complaints from the population during the flood.