Businessman who organized senior center apprehended, - National Police

A fire killed 17 persons in a private two-story building in Brovarskyi district, where a temporary senior center was organized, today, May 29.

Censor.NET reports citing the department of communication of the National police.

As it turned out, a private entrepreneur organized a nursing home in the house. He signed contracts with the relatives of the seniors. A bed in the hostel for seniors cost 6,000 hryvnia per month.

First Deputy Head of the National Police of Ukraine Vadym Troian said that the hapless businessman has been apprehended according to Article 208 of the Criminal Procedure Code. The police of the Kyiv region have opened a criminal proceedings under Part 2 of Article 270 (violation of fire safety requirements) of the Criminal Code of Ukraine. The article provides for imprisonment for a term of three to eight years.

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Investigation of the reasons of fire is in progress at the moment. The police are checking the validity of the institution and the appropriate measures for the care of the people who lived there.Источник: https://censor.net.ua/en/n390781