Tofigh Mahmoodi, a labor activist from Sanandaj, has been summoned to the fourth branch of the Sanandaj Penal Court to start serving his sentence. The Kurdish citizen was sentenced to one-year imprisonment by the first branch of the Revolutionary Court in Sanandaj, chaired by Judge Hossein Saeedi, which was upheld by the appeals court.
According to the Campaign for the Defense of Political and Civil Prisoners, in the past few days, Sanandaj labor activist Tofigh Mahmoodi has been summoned by the fourth branch of the city’s penal code to serve one year in prison.
Officers of the Sanandaj Intelligence Service arrested Mr. Tofigh Mahmoodi at his workplace without a court order on March 9TH, 2019.
After the arrest, the security forces transferred the labor activist to the detention center in Sanandaj, then he was transferred to Sanandaj Central Prison after 45 days of interrogation.
The interrogation session of this labor activist was held at the Second Branch of the Revolutionary Court in Sanandaj, chaired by Judge Musa Shah Goldi Al-Bagher, and despite the fact that his family provided the one hundred million Tomans bail, the interrogator refused to release him.
On Saturday, May 11th, 2019, Tofigh Mahmoodi was released from Sanandaj Central Prison on 100 million Tomans bail, while was sentenced to one-year imprisonment by the Sanandaj Revolutionary Court’s first branch chaired by Judge Hussein Saeedi on charges of “cooperating with Kurds’ opposition groups”.