EAGLE, November 19. / TASS /. The deputy head of the administration of the Khotynetsky district of the Oryol region was sentenced to two years probation under the article on negligence after the death of a child on a swing. Another child was injured as a result of the official's negligence, according to the website of the regional prosecutor's office on Thursday.
"The court agreed with the position of the state prosecution on the guilt of the official and sentenced the guilty person to two years of suspended imprisonment with a probationary period of 1 year and 6 months. Also, by the court's verdict, she was deprived of the right to hold office for a period of two years," …
It was established that the convict signed the acts of acceptance of the swing at the playground in the Yunost park in the village of Khotynets, without being convinced of their safety. The swing was intended for children in wheelchairs. "At the same time, the installed swing did not meet the regulatory requirements. As a result, the child [while riding on the swing] slipped into the wide opening in them, received injuries, from which he died at the scene," the message says.
Another child was seriously injured while riding a swing.
The convict was found guilty of committing a crime under Part 2 of Art. 293 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation ("Negligence"). The verdict of the court did not come into legal force.