The collapse of a building in Izhevsk: the Court arrested the defendant for 2 months

The October district court of Izhevsk to its decision to arrest for 2 months Alexander Kopytova, a defendant in the case of the collapse of 9-storey residential building. About it reports “Interfax”.

Thus, the court satisfied the petition of the investigation.

“The application should be granted. To elect to the accused in a criminal case (…) the measure of restraint in form of detention for a period of two months “, – declared the judge.

The accused stated in court that does not deny his involvement in the crime. According to law enforcement authorities, the accused had deliberately disconnected the hose from the gas distribution grid and disappeared from the apartment.

We will remind that on 9 November in Izhevsk collapsed part of the residential 9-storey building. According to the updated data, the accident killed 7 people. Investigators opened a criminal case under part 3 of article 238 of the criminal code (production of works and rendering services not meeting safety requirements).

According to TFR, the main version of the reasons of collapse of house in Izhevsk – a gas explosion in an apartment located on the third floor. Later, the police arrested the son of the owner of this apartment, which became a suspect in the initiation of the explosion. Concerning it brought criminal case on signs of the crime provided by part 2 of article 105 of the criminal code (murder of two and more persons committed publicly dangerous method).

According to the preliminary version of police, the motive was personal dislike of the suspect. In addition, the consequence appointed him to a forensic psychiatric examination.