The court sent under house arrest of the driver who entered the transition in Moscow

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Moscow, 12 Jan – AIF-Moscow.

Basmanny court of Moscow sent under house arrest of Viktor Tikhonov, who allowed the pedestrians from the metro station “Slavic Boulevard” in Moscow, reports TASS.

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The incident occurred on December 25. The bus drove into the underpass, with the result that five people were killed and 15 were injured. According to the driver, the car suddenly started moving, the brake stopped working.

The investigative Committee has established that the bus was fixed, and in this connection it has charged to Tikhonov accusation under article 264 of the criminal code “Violation by the person driving the vehicle, traffic regulations or operation of vehicles, entailed death of two and more persons”.

At the court session, the SC requested the arrest of the driver. The Prosecutor asked to sign a Tikhonov under house arrest, noting that the circumstances of the accident “terrible, but they still have to deal with it.” The court sided with prosecutors.

“The petition of the investigation about the election in respect of Tikhonov measures of restraint in form of detention to refuse to grant the defense”s motion, supported by the representative of the Prosecutor”s office, on the conclusion of Tikhonov under house arrest”, – stated in the court decision.


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