“The investigating authorities of the Investigative Committee of Russia in the Astrakhan region are investigating a criminal case on the fact of negligence of officials of the Ministry of Defense (municipality. – RT)” City of Astrakhan “on the grounds of a crime under Part 1 of Art. 293 of the Criminal Code of Russia,” – said in a statement.
According to the UK, in 2020, the city administration repeatedly received complaints from local residents and information from law enforcement and regulatory authorities about clusters of street dogs and cases of animal attacks on people.
It is noted that since the beginning of the year in Astrakhan, more than 2 thousand cases of stray dogs attacking people, including children (more than 600 cases), have been recorded.
Investigators will also study the version of a possible dog attack on a 72-year-old local resident, whose body was found in reeds in Astrakhan.
In October, Real Time reported that a case was opened in Naberezhnye Chelny due to a dog attacking a child.