Captain of the Ukrainian re-arrested because of the accident on the Danube

Украинского капитана повторно арестовали из-за аварии на Дунае

The captain of the cruise ship Viking Sigyn, 64-the summer inhabitant of Odessa Yuri K., who had an accident on the Danube, which killed 28 people, re-arrested in Budapest.

“The captain of the ship involved in the may collision with excursion boat on the Danube river, during which 28 people were killed, were detained to prevent his escape before the trial, said the Hungarian prosecutors on Monday,” – says the publication.

The corresponding decision about the arrest on Monday, 16 December, adopted the Central district court of pest. It can be appealed.

The captain was released from prison after October ended an investigation into the accident, however, he had to wear an electronic bracelet. In addition, the captain was forbidden to leave the residence without permission.

As reported, the collision of the cruise ship Viking Sigyn with a pleasure boat on the Danube river occurred on may 29. The boat capsized and sank. In total onboard there were 35 people, of whom 28 were killed – mostly tourists from South Korea.

In late November, the Prosecutor’s office of Hungary has issued a formal charge Ukrainian. He is accused of criminal behavior, which led to mass casualties and 35 cases of failure to render aid after a collision with another boat.

The Prosecutor demands that the court sentenced the ship’s captain for nine years, and forbade him to drive for 9 years.