The wreck of the boat «Orioles» near Zatoka was not just an accident, but a result of corruption — defective ship with an incompetent crew go to sea overloaded, buying a permit. This opinion was expressed on air «freedom of speech» on ICTV Chairman of the Odessa regional state administration of Mikheil Saakashvili.
«Two days ago we had a disaster of ship «Oriole» is not just an accident. Almost 4 times overloaded the ship. Run regularly so overloaded. Totally incompetent crew, technically defective. At least 16 people were killed. God forbid that that was it,» said he.
According to the Governor, the incident is «a direct result of the corruption that this criminal system, where everything can be bought and sold».
We will remind, on October 17 at 15.38 in the Black sea near the city of Belgorod-Dnestrovsky of Odessa region overturned pleasure boat «Ivolga». Onboard there were at least 36 people (including one woman). According to the information of the Main Directorate of the Ministry of internal Affairs of Ukraine in Odessa region, 22 people were rescued, their condition is stable. In hospitals remain two people. 14 passionemobile, currently, according to the Prosecutor’s office of Odessa region, their identity is established.
As stated by the Vice Prime Minister — Minister of regional development, construction and housing and communal services, the head of the governmental Commission on investigation of causes of the tragedy Gennady Zubko, on Board a vessel could be other people.
«According to available information, could still be on Board up to eight people. There is information about that on the shore there are more vehicle owners are not defined… But we hope that the words of the captain that the ship was 36 correspond to reality,» he said.
According to preliminary data, the cause of the crash boats became overloaded vessel. The captain of the sunken boats was suspected and he was arrested. Opened criminal proceedings under part 3 of article 276 of the Criminal code of Ukraine (violation of safety rules of movement and operation of water transport, which entailed death of people), which sanction provides imprisonment for the term up to 10 years.
On October 19, the court arrested the captain of the sunken boat for 2 months without the right to bail.
On 19 October, the boat «Ivolga» lifted out of the water, found two more victims.
Saakashvili sees in the collapse of the «Orioles» of the corruption track 20.10.2015