KEMEROVO, 21 Feb – RIA Novosti. Two police officers in Kemerovo, whose negligence killed a 23-year-old girl, will go to trial, the press service of SUSK Russia in the Kemerovo region reports.
In social networks, with reference to family members of the deceased, information spread that a 23-year-old student of KuzGTU was killed by her ex-boyfriend. According to relatives, he tortured the victim for 3.5 hours. The tragedy took place in an apartment on Leningradsky Avenue, 28 in Kemerovo. The neighbors heard the girl's cries for help and called the police, but the police never arrived. When the neighbors decided to break down the door, it was too late, the girl was dead.
Investigators have completed the investigation of the criminal case against the 41-year-old shift supervisor of the duty unit and the 40-year-old senior operational duty officer of the Leninsky police department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia for the city of Kemerovo, accused of committing a crime under part 1 of Article 293 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation (negligence).
“According to the investigation, in January 2020, the defendants, while at their workplace, received a signal that there was a fight in one of the apartments of a multi-storey residential building in the Leninsky district of the regional center, and a woman’s screams for help were heard. The police registered this message, but reacted negligently to their As a result of police negligence: the criminal actions of the attacker were not promptly stopped, a 23-year-old resident of the regional center was killed in the said apartment, “the report says.
The UK noted that a 23-year-old man who killed his former partner was detained at the crime scene. Currently, a criminal case against him is also being considered in court.
The department emphasized that the policemen accused of negligence did not cooperate with the investigation, they did not admit their guilt.
“However, the investigation has collected irrefutable evidence of the criminal activities of the police officers. As part of the investigation of the criminal case, a submission was sent to the Main Directorate of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia for the Kemerovo Region to eliminate the causes and conditions that contributed to the commission of the crime. The investigation has collected a sufficient evidence base, in connection with which the criminal case with the approved the conclusion was sent to the court for consideration on the merits, “the department reports.
In turn, the press service of the police head office reported that on this fact, the officers of the operational-search unit of their own security of the Main Internal Affairs Directorate of Russia in the Kemerovo region carried out an official check. Her materials formed the basis of the criminal case. In addition, based on the results of an internal audit, the immediate supervisors of these employees were brought to strict disciplinary responsibility.