RIGA - Riga City Pardaugava Court on Tuesday handed down a jail sentence of six years to civil engineer Ivars Sergets for the collapse of a Maxima supermarket in Riga's Zolitude neighborhood in 2013, as the judge started reading the verdict in the high-profile case.
Sergets has also been banned from working in his profession for years, according to the court ruling. All the security measures imposed on Sergets have been left in place as well.
The prosecutor had sought a jail term of seven years and six months for Sergets.
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