16 Jan Brazilian prosecutors cost 11 over Flamengo football membership fireplace
Eleven individuals, together with the previous president of the Flamengo football membership, have been formally charged on Friday in reference to the deaths of 10 teenage footballers in a 2019 fireplace, public prosecutors stated.
The boys, ages 14 to 16, have been killed on Feb. 8, 2019, when a nighttime blaze swept via the Flamengo coaching heart on the outskirts of Rio de Janeiro. Three others have been critically injured.
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The boys have been both coaching with the membership or present process trials and have been staying in ship containers that had been changed into lodging when the fireplace began. It was believed to have been attributable to a short-circuit in an air-con unit.
The prosecutors’ report charged the 11, a few of whom labored for the membership and others who offered, put in and maintained the lodging, with negligence resulting in dying and described a sequence of “irregularities and illegalities.”
It stated Flamengo officers hid from regulatory authorities the actual circumstances during which the kids have been housed, didn’t comply with the proper requirements for the housing, didn’t correctly preserve the amenities, and offered no evacuation plans in case of fireplace.
Flamengo had been informed to shut the ability however ignored the orders, the report said. It stated the membership’s president, Eduardo Carvalho Bandeira de Mello, “determined to not make a monitor obtainable for every group of 10 youths resident there and didn’t furnish the area put aside for them to the minimal requirements.”
In a press release, Flamengo stated it was able to cooperate with authorities however had no remark on Friday’s fees.
The membership, Brazilian champions and Copa Libertadores winners final season, has confronted criticism for drawn-out negotiations over how the boys’ households will probably be compensated.
In December, the membership introduced it had reached agreements with all however two of the 10 households.