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MOSCOW, May 21 (Itar-Tass) — The case of the Adygei traffic police chief's son over a traffic accident will be investigated by the Russian Investigative Committee’s (SK) main department in the North Caucasus Federal District, SK official Vladimir Markin told Itar-Tass on Monday.
Drivers Dmitry Alyokhin and Askhad Chinazirov, who is the police chief's son, got into the traffic accident in Maikop on May 7. Alyokhin and 16-year-old Yaroslav Sakerin, who was with him, died. Police have opened a criminal case over the fact on charges of traffic regulations violation that caused two deaths.
In accordance with the order of SK head Alexander Bastrykin, the case is turned over to the SK department in the North Caucasus Federal District for the further investigation, Markin said.
Taking into consideration the public stir over the incident, the Investigative Committee decided to take over the investigation into the case from the police.
Investigation work is under way now to establish all the circumstances of the accident. A special group is formed. Expert examinations will be conducted, and witnesses are questioned, the official said, adding the all the possible versions would be checked.