The Supreme Court of Iran has affirmed the sentences for eight defendants involved in the case surrounding the death of Basij militia member Ruhollah Ajamian, as reported by Shargh Newspaper.
Initially handed down by the Karaj Revolutionary Court, the verdicts stand as follows: Hamid Ghareh-Hassanlou has been sentenced to 15 years of imprisonment in Yazd, while Reza Aria, Hossein Mohammadi, and Mehdi Mohammadi each face ten years of exile in Kerman.
Mohammad-Amin Akhlaghi Savojbolaghi, Amin-Mehdi Shokrollahi, and Farzaneh Ghareh-Hassanlou have each been given five years to serve in Mashhad. The Supreme Court has upheld all of these sentences.
Shayan Charani, Amir-Mohammad Jafari, and Ali Moazzami Goodarzi have been sentenced to three years of imprisonment in Qom. However, both Charani and Jafari were granted pardons and subsequently released, whereas Goodarzi’s sentence was upheld.
Furthermore, Aryan Farzamnia’s verdict has been revoked due to documented mental and psychological health concerns.
On January 7, 2023, two other individuals involved in this case, Mohammad Mehdi Karami and Mohammad Hosseini, were executed.
These individuals were initially apprehended in Karaj for their alleged roles in the death of Basij militia member Ruhollah Ajamian during a protest.