Court to Issue its Verdict in Sheikh Mohammad Jawad Al-Shihabi’s Case on October 6

2016-09-22 - 10:35 م

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.

Arabic Version    

التعليقات المنشورة لا تعبر بالضرورة عن رأي الموقع

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