A criminal case of negligence opened into the deaths of two Whiteside dolphins in the seaside aquarium in October. TASS on Tuesday, said senior assistant head investigation Department of the Investigative Committee of Russia for the Primorsky Krai Aurora Roman.
As it turned out, the case under article 293 of the criminal code (“Negligence”) was instituted in October, but became aware of it only now. The fact of the commencement of the case , RIA “Novosti” on Tuesday, confirmed a representative of SU IC in the region. “The investigative Committee does not negate the fact that the production is a criminal case on the fact of death of the dolphins” – said the Agency interlocutor.
October 25 at the newly opened in Vladivostok, Primorsky Oceanarium killed two Pacific Whiteside Dolphin. Any external damage on the carcasses of dolphins was found.
Currently, the investigating authorities carried out a histological study on the detection of poisons, toxins and chemicals. By results of check the procedural decision will be taken, including legal assessment will be given actions or inactivity of officials of the aquarium.
A few days before the death of the dolphins in the aquarium, killed the five-month Steller sea lion stark, who in August found emaciated off the coast of Sakhalin. It is established that the animal was killed. Upon his death, a criminal case under the article on cruel treatment of animals.
As notes “Interfax”, the total for the year in seaside aquarium, for various reasons, killed about 10 animals. From November 1, the aquarium has suspended the sale of tickets in connection with preventive works on engineering systems of the complex.