Mahmoud Toorang Sentenced to Imprisonment and Flogging

Mahmoud Toorang Sentenced to Imprisonment and Flogging

Following the rejection of his appeal request, Mahmoud Toorang, a resident of Yasuj, was sentenced by Branch 2 of the Yasuj Criminal Court to one year in prison and seventy-four lashes.

Based on the verdict issued on June 11 by Branch 105 of the Yasuj Criminal Court, Toorang was sentenced to one year in prison and 74 lashes for the charge of “disturbing public order by causing unrest and participating in protests on December 7, 2022.”

A source close to the family confirmed this news to HRANA, stating: “Mr. Toorang’s case was previously closed following the issuance of an amnesty directive. However, the case was reopened, and after the rejection of the appeal request, he was summoned to start serving his sentence.”

Toorang, aged around 29, was initially arrested by security forces in Dehdasht on December 26, 2022. He was released on bail from Yasuj Prison on February 2, 2023. He was re-arrested by security forces in Yasuj on September 15, 2023, coinciding with the first anniversary of Mahsa (Zhina) Amini’s death, and was released on bail after 11 days.

 

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