The prosecutor's office of the Aktobe region sent a case to the court on the fact of a bus fire in the Irgiz district of the Aktobe region, which resulted in death of 52 citizens of Uzbekistan.
Five persons of which 3 bus drivers and 2 employees the founder and mechanic of the partnership of Asia Transit Service LLC whose duties include pre-trip check-up of the bus are accused.
Actions of the head of the company are qualified as improper performance of duties in commercial organizations (Article 254 of the Criminal Code), the commissioning of a defective motor vehicle that caused the death of two or more persons (part 4 of article 348 of the Criminal Code), as well as the forgery of an official document, use of a forged document (part 1 and part 3 of Article 355 of the Criminal Code).
The actions of the mechanic are qualified as the servicing of a defective motor vehicle, which caused the death of two or more persons (part 4 of article 348 of the Criminal Code), and bus drivers as a violation of the rules for the operation of vehicles, which resulted in the death of two or more persons CC) and misuse of fire safety rules, which caused the death of two or more persons by negligence (part 3 of Article 292 of the Criminal Code).
With regard to bus drivers, the court sanctioned a preventive measure in the form of detention, a pledge was chosen a preventive measure in the form of in relation to the head and mechanics of the partnership.
In addition, the owner of the bus was put on the international wanted list with the choice of a preventive measure in the form of detention.
Press Office of the General Prosecutor's Office