The court arrested the detainee , the General Director of JSC “Makhachkalain” Magomed Murtazaliyev in the criminal case of mass poisoning of inhabitants of the capital of Dagestan drinking water. TASS reported on Thursday, the representative a press-services of Republican Department of the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation.
“The court upheld the petition of the investigation and imprisoned for two months Magomed Murtazaliyev into custody. He was charged under article 238 of the criminal code of Russian Federation (“Manufacture, storage, transportation or sale of the goods and production, performance of works or rendering services not meeting safety requirements”)”, – reported in the UK.
According to the investigation, in late October, “Makhachkalain” filed in the water supply urban networks Makhachkala drinking water that does not meet the requirements of safety of life and health of consumers. In the end, from 27 October to 2 November with symptoms of acute intestinal infection in hospital of the city addressed 675 people, including 497 children. In hospitals were 345 patients, including 246 children.
As said the head of Rospotrebnadzor, Anna Popova, who arrived in Dagestan in the near future the court will be sent the claim about liquidation of the legal person responsible for the incident. According to her, the outbreak of intestinal infection in Makhachkala is connected with the flooding as a result of rainfall and insufficient water treatment.
Last Wednesday on the situation with the mass poisoning in Makhachkala reported to the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin the head of Dagestan Ramazan Abdulatipov. He called for two reasons: first, in connection with heavy rains in the sewers have come to the wastewater, and secondly, sewage has long not been repaired. As told the head of the Republic, many agencies, including water, were transferred to relatives of the former leaders and “these people extorted money from there over the years and is not actually allocated funds for reconstruction and repair.”
On the same day it became known about the first arrest in the case. It was noted that the preliminary investigation bodies with consideration collected on the criminal case materials intend to petition before court about election concerning the General Director of JSC “Makhachkalain” Magomed Murtazaliyev of a measure of restraint in form of detention.