Court to Issue its Verdict in Sheikh Mohammad Jawad Al-Shihabi’s Case on October 6
2016-09-22 - 10:35 p
Bahrain Mirror: The Minor Criminal Court presided over by Judge Ibrahim Al-Jifin and Hussein Hammad as secretariat, set on Wednesday (September 21, 2016), October 6 as a date to issue its verdict against the prominent Shiite cleric and head of the Imam Baqir Hawza, Sheikh Mohammad Jawad Al-Shihabi, with his continued detention.
Al-Shihabi, along with a number of Shiite clerics, is tried over the charge of assembly in Diraz based on participation in the open sit-in protest in front of Sheikh Isa Qassim's house since June 20, after the authorities revoked his citizenship.
The court handed down yesterday 1-year jail term to 3 Shiite clerics and 2-year jail term to a Shiite preacher over protesting outside Sheikh Isa Qassim's house.
Al-Shehabi was arrested at a checkpoint in Diraz on Thursday (August 4, 2016) and the Public Prosecution ordered his imprisonment for 15 days pending investigation after accusing him of assembly.
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