Witnesses of road accident in Balashikha, which killed a child of six, received threats in his address. As reported by the Moscow Ombudsman Ekaterina Semenova, the eye-witnesses were also asked to change his testimony. The Commissioner promised to keep the situation with the investigation of the accident under control.
Witnesses of road accident in Balashikha, which killed six-year-old boy, had received threats in his address. About this informed the Agency «RIA Novosti» with reference to the suburban Ombudsman Ekaterina Semenova.
«Those witnesses who saw the incident, saying that too was in their address certain kinds of threats or wishes that something was said different, as has happened,» she said.
The accident occurred on April 23 in Balashikha. A local resident driving a foreign car knocked down a six year old boy. The child died on the spot. By results of examination it was found the presence of alcohol in the blood of the deceased at a concentration corresponding to the strong degree of intoxication. On 15 June the decision was made to exhume the child’s body for vetting examination. Upon examination, which resulted in the baby’s blood found alcohol, a criminal case about negligence.
Ekaterina Semenova has promised to monitor the investigation into the death of the boy. The Ombudsman noted that it intends to deal with the proper performance of all procedures.
«We want to see the case and sequence of procedures, correctness of their execution, to draw up expert opinions from both a legal and a moral point of view in order to understand that all was done correctly in this process,» she said.