YAROSLAVL, March 9 – RIA Novosti. The police opened a criminal case on arson in a parking lot in the Tula region, where the fire destroyed 13 cars, the head of the information department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs for the region Andrei Yartsev told RIA Novosti.
Earlier, the police said that on the night of March 8, a fire broke out in the territory of an unguarded parking lot in the town of Donskoy, as a result of which 13 cars, including eight minibuses, burned down. According to preliminary data, no victims.
“A criminal case has been initiated under Part 2 of Article 167 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation (Intentional destruction or damage to property … by arson – ed.), Up to five years in prison,” Yartsev said.
He did not specify the details of the incident and whether the investigators have suspects.