The former mayor of Norilsk, accused of negligence in the aftermath of the accident at the plant-3 of Nickel.
Norilsk, 16 Oct – IA Neftegaz.RU. In the city court of Norilsk on Friday held its first hearing on the case of former mayor R. Ahmetshina.
On Monday, the court will start debate of the parties.
The former mayor of Norilsk, accused of negligence in the aftermath of the accident at the CHP-3 Norilsk Nickel.
In surface waters and soil is then turned about 21 thousand tons of diesel fuel, Rosprirodnadzor assessed the damage to the environment in 148 billion RUB (although Nickel disagrees.
Despite the seriousness of the consequences, the former mayor faces a small penalty to 3 months of arrest or a fine of up to 120 thousand. RUB.
The consequence considers that R. Akhmetshin after receiving information on the spill is not promptly imposed a state of emergency (PC), not organized liquidation work, to prevent contamination of the soil and the waters of the rivers.
Process at the request of R. Ahmetshina is held in a special simplified procedure without questioning witnesses and examining the evidence.
Criminal case against ex-mayor was instituted 11
June, 20 July, he resigned, describing the cause of the situation with coronavirus in
Northern city – the former mayor stated that he had regularly informed of the serious situation
the coronavirus in the city and regional authorities said that everything is under control.