Security firm CEO charged in Amur college shooting case
MOSCOW, November 15 (RAPSI) – Charges were brought against a CEO of Sirius-A, a private firm responsible for security arrangements in the Amur Region’s college, where a student had shot at his groupmates, the Investigative Committee informs Friday.
The entrepreneur was charged with providing substandard services that negligently led to the death of two or more persons, the statement reads. Investigators have already filed a motion with court for the defendant’s detention.
According to the investigation, the accused allowed a person, who did not have a permit for security guard activities, to keep the order in the Amur Construction, Housing Maintenance and Utilities College in Blagoveshchensk, a city in Russia’s Far East.
On November 14, a 19-year-old student entered the college with a hunting gun and did the shooting. One of his classmates was shot dead, three more students were hospitalized. The shooter took his own life, investigators said.