The Volgograd regional court on Monday upheld the decision of the court of the first instance to extend the house arrest to the owner of the boat station, from where the catamaran colliding with the barges came out into the water area of the Volga, the Interfax correspondent reports from the courtroom.
“The decision of the court of the Krasnoarmeysky district is to be upheld, the appellate complaint is not satisfied,” the judge said.
On the evening of June 11, a catamaran and a barge collided on the Volga in the Volgograd region, killing 11 people, five rescued. On the fact of the incident, a criminal case was instituted under Part 3 of Art. 263 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation (violation of safety rules for the movement of water transport, which resulted in the negligence of the death of two or more persons).
Leonid Zhdanov – the owner of the boat station “Pristan”, where the catamaran came from – was detained, and on June 14 was arrested for two months.
On June 22, the Volgograd Regional Court changed the decision of the first instance court to arrest L. Zhdanov, changing the measure of restraint for house arrest.
On August 8, the Krasnoarmeysky District Court of Volgograd extended the term of detention under house arrest of the accused until November 12.
Source: Maritime News of Russia