Amir Pourang Sarmadi Tehrani, a resident of Babolsar, was sentenced to eight years in prison by the Revolutionary Court, chaired over by Judge Abolghasem Salavati. The citizen had been arrested by security forces in Babolsar earlier this August.
According to the Campaign for the Defense of Political and Civil Prisoners, Amir Pourang Sarmadi Tehrani, in a ruling by Branch 15 of the Tehran Revolutionary Court, chaired by Judge Salavati on charges of “gathering and collusion against the system”, “propaganda against the system” and “Insulting leadership” was sentenced to eight years in prison on Wednesday, December 25th, 2019.
According to this report, Mr. Sarmadi Tehrani was sentenced to five years imprisonment for “gathering and collusion against the system”, one years for “propaganda against the system” and two years for “insulting the leadership.” If the sentences are upheld in final court, under Article 134 of the Islamic Penal Code, he must serve 5 years of his sentences.
An informed source on Mr. Sarmadi Tehrani’s arrest told the Campaign: “On Thursday, July 25th, 2019, Mr. Sarmadi was arrested by security forces in Babolsar and taken to Tehran and the Pawa Detention Center for secure interrogation. After five days he was transferred to ward 1A of the IRGC information in east of Tehran.
This citizen was transferred to Evin Security Prosecutor’s Office for questioning after two weeks of detention in ward 1A of the Revolutionary Guards detention center. The charges “gathering and collusion with the system”, “propaganda against the system” and “insulting the leadership” was communicated to him by the interrogator Nasiripour. He was remanded in custody on a 250 million Tomans bail and transferred to Evin Prison.
According to the source, despite the issuance of bail, for two weeks, the branch refused to release him. After the family peruse and providing the bail, he was temporarily released.
It is noteworthy that Yassin Jamali Kasrineh and Ataollah Rezai, the other defendants in this case, were sentenced to 14 and ½ years and ۸ years in prison respectively by the Revolutionary Court Branch 15 on December 25th, 2019 .