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The court in Kemerovo refused to release from prison the co-owner of the "Winter cherry"

The court in Kemerovo refused to satisfy the appeal of lawyers on the content in jail co-owner of the burnt TC "Winter cherry" Vyacheslav Vishnevsky, leaving him in custody until August 24, according to the website of the Kemerovo regional court.

Earlier it was reported that Wisniewski was taken to jail Kemerovo on April 14. Vishnevsky, who, according to the UK, in 2016, left Russia and lived in Spain, was arrested in absentia and declared in the international search March 24, he was extradited from Poland and in Kaliningrad remand prison was placed on 14-day quarantine, and then he was charged with bribery.

According to the investigation, in 2013-2014 Wisniewski with participation of the intermediary had paid a bribe of 7 million rubles to the head of the Inspectorate construction Inspectorate of Kemerovo region Tensile Komkova, her son Edward Komkova and CEO of "CLAIM Resource" Nikita Cherednichenko (all three also were defendants in this case). This allowed the entrepreneur to reconstruct the shopping center without a building permit and in violation of the approved project which included the installation of automatic sprinkler systems on all floors of the building, which was not done.

"The decision of the Central district court of Kemerovo in respect Vishnevsky V. N., accused of committing a crime under part 5 of article 291 of the criminal code, extended the period of detention for three months, for a maximum of five months until 24 August 2020... At the end of the hearing the court of appeal left the decision of the Central district court of Kemerovo dated may 6, 2020 in respect of Vishnevsky V. N. without change, the appeal - without satisfaction", – is spoken in the message.

Fire in four-storey shopping centre, "Winter cherry" was March 25, 2018. The fire was on the top floor, where was located a few cinemas and children's play areas with rides. The fire killed 60 people, most of them children. In the framework of the criminal case arrested 15 people. Among the accused are the owners and managers of the building, the security guard, now former heads of the regional emergencies Ministry, and also responsible for the introduction of a shopping center into operation, the fire alarm and direct the fire suppression at the scene.