Three people are detained in connection with the fire at Heydar Aliyev center.
Three people are detained in connection with the fire at Heydar Aliyev center, Prosecutor General of Azerbaijan told Trend.
Investigation of the criminal case filled by investigation department of the Prosecutor General of Azerbaijan on serious crimes under Article 225.2 (violation of fire safety requirements) of the Criminal Code in order to investigate the cause of the fire, which occurred on July 20 at the ceiling of the museum of Heydar Aliyev Center is continued, Azerbaijani Prosecutor General told Trend on Monday.
Prosecutor General's Office is instructed to coordinate the action of law enforcement agencies involved in the investigation. Detailed study of the scene was performed with the participation of Ministries of Emergencies, National Security and experts and Forensic Centre of the Ministry of Justice, using modern forensic facilities and equipment. It was found that the fire covered only part of the museum's ceiling.
In those part of the museum, where the fire occurred and in other areas important physical evidences have been identified and taken for the investigation, including an electric welding machine, rubber pipes for gas welding, 180 amp electric welding machine " Telvin" connected with the ceiling of the museum with an electrical panel located in the foyer, used and unused electrodes, gas welding equipment, various equipment for welding, cutting and processing of metal materials, structures and other equipment used in construction.
In the framework of the case a large number of inquiries, confrontations, inspections and other investigative activities were conducted.
Construction and technical expertise has been appointed in order to determine the causes of fire, the conditions of its origin, the compliance with DIA Holdinq, which carried out the construction works and with its contractors taking responsibility for the fire safety system.Complex of physical, chemical and fingerprint examinations have been taken from the scene as physical evidences.
During the initial investigation, it was determined that the staff of DIA Holding responsible for compliance with fire safety regulations, did not take at the proper level certain rules to prevent the emergence and spread of fire while carrying out work on July19-20
at the museum complex .
Umit Kaya Ihsan oglu, the engineer and the employee of the subcontracting company Treysan Shimshek Vedat Halit oglu violating and not observing a set of rules specified in "Rules of fire safety in the Republic of Azerbaijan", "Building norms and regulations", "General safety requirements of electric welding" instructed the welder of Treysan company Karahan Omar Sharif Omar oglu to conduct the installation work with electrical and welding machines.
Karahan violating the requirements of these rules, on July 20 picked up welder equipment among the panels of the ceiling. Carrying out the work without complying with the special requirements resulted in fire at 11:30 on the same day.
The ceiling of the museum of Heydar Aliyev Center caught a fire that led to the disruption of the Center work and other negative consequences.
For the committed criminal acts Umit Kaya Ihsan oglu, Karahan Omar Sharif Omar oglu and Shimshek Vedat Halit oglu have been involved as defendants in accordance with Article 225.2 of the Penal Code, a preventive measure arrest has been declared.
Currently, an investigative and operational activity for this criminal case continues to determine those responsible for supervising the observance of rules of fire safety and in other spheres.