“A preventive measure in the form of detention for two months was chosen, until May 26, 2020,” Interfax quotes a statement by a representative of the court’s press service.

Earlier, the governor of the Chelyabinsk region, Alexei Teksler, reported the detention of a man who brought a gas bottle into the apartment of an apartment building that caused the explosion.

On the evening of March 26, an explosion of domestic gas occurred on the second floor of a residential building in Magnitogorsk. As a result of the emergency, a woman and a child born in 2006 were killed, two more children were injured.

According to preliminary data, the cause of the explosion was a violation of the rules for operating gas equipment. A criminal case has been instituted on the fact of the incident.