Mohammad Ghobadlou’s death sentence confirmed / the case has many defects and insufficient documentation
Mohammad Ghobadlou appeal against the death sentence rejected . The Supreme Court published an amendment and announced that his death sentence was confirmed.
Iranian Human Rights Society, 3rd Saturday, December 24, 2022. The death sentence of 22-year-old Mohammad Ghobadlou, one of the detainees of nationwide protests, confirmed in Supreme Court and his life is in imminent danger of execution. This sentence was confirmed while according to his lawyer; “The case of this accused has many flaws, insufficient documentation that he is a criminal. And also, his client is suffering from a nervous disease.
22-year-old Mohammad Ghobadlou, the son of Mohammad Ali, is one of those arrested in the 2022 nationwide protests. He was accused of “corruption in the world through extensive action against police officers by hitting a car and killing the ( Master Sergeant) Farid Karampour Hasanvand.” And injuring 5 other police officers.
Yesterday morning, Saturday, December 14, the Judiciary News Agency (Mizan) announced that the death sentence of Mohammad Qabadlo and Saman Seidi (Yasin) was overturned by the Supreme Court. Amir Raisian, Mr. Ghobadlou’s defense lawyer, also confirmed the suspension of his client’s death sentence by publishing an article on his personal page. However, hours later, this news agency, quoting the public relations of the Supreme Court, denied the news of the suspension of the death sentence of Mohammad Ghobadlou and wrote that his sentence has been confirmed.
The court session of Mohammad Ghobadlou was held on Saturday, December 10th in Tehran Criminal Court in completely unfair conditions.
Previously, in the first part of his case in the Revolutionary Court, Mohammad Ghobadlou was accused of corruption on earth through “crimes against the physical integrity of people.” and destroying and acting against the country’s national security, which leads to disruption of public order and insecurity in the country. and also causing damage to people and public property” was tried. An informed source in this regard told the Iranian Human Rights Society. “22-year-old Mohammad Ghobadlou was tried in an unfair court. And he was sentenced to death without the presence of selected defense lawyers in a short trial.
An informed source in this regard told the Iranian Human Rights Society. “22-year-old Mohammad Ghobadlou was tried in an unfair court. And he was sentenced to death without the presence of selected defense lawyers in a short trial.
The case of Mohammad Ghobadlou has many defects
According to his family’s statement, Mohammad has bipolar disorder. And during the court session, due to the lack of medication, he was not in a normal state .And not able to defend himself. And psychiatrist of the forensic organization said in hostile statements in the court session that he knew what he was doing. While his previous medical records indicated his lack of mental health, the documents of which are also available.
Also, in this regard, Mohammad Ghobadlou himself said in his defense. “At the time of the incident, I had not taken my medicine for two months. And I hadn’t slept for three nights, and I was angry and irritated by the videos I saw on the internet.”
The case of Mohammad Ghobadlou has many defects. And Amir Raisian had published the objections of the case along with sufficient documentation.
Despite all these shortcomings and under pressure and torture. Mohammad Ghobadlou has been sentenced to death and his sentence is about to be executed at any moment.
The head of the Judiciary and many officials have repeatedly emphasized to speed up the execution of the arrested protesters.
It is worth mentioning that the death sentence of two arrested protesters had been executed before. Mohsen Shekari was executed at dawn on Thursday, December 8 in Gohardasht Prison (Rajai Shahr). His charge is “combat by injuring a repressive force and closing the street”. On Monday, December 12. Majidreza Rahnavard was publicly executed in Mashhad on charges of “Moharebeh through the murder of two Basij”.
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