Today, Sunday, April 26, 2020, Mohammad Hadi Erfanian Kaseb, an attorney at law and human rights activist, was arrested after referring to the Tehran Security Prosecutor’s Office and interrogated in solitary confinement in Ward 2A due to the case opened and the plaintiff is IRGC Intelligent Service.
According to Human Rights in Iran, Mohammad Hadi Erfanian Kaseb, an attorney at law and human rights activist, was arrested today, April 26, 2020, after attending Branch 2 of the Tehran Security Prosecutor’s Office following a complaint filed by the Revolutionary Guards and is under arrest in solitary confinement in Ward 2A of IRGC Evin prison.
According to information received from an informed source, Mohammad Hadi Erfanian Kasb, an attorney and counselor at law, was arrested by the Second Branch of the Tehran Moghaddas Prosecutor’s Office a few hours ago and sent to Ward 2A of the IRGC in Evin Prison. The lawyer, who has a history of representing cases such as the case of Raheleh Rahemi pour, Marjan Davari, and Alireza Shirmohammad Ali, a political prisoner murdered in Great Tehran Prison, and some Baha’i citizens, was previously subpoenaed at Branch 4 of the aforementioned Prosecutor’s Office on March 4, 2020, but his presence was delayed due to the quarantine conditions and the pandemic Corona virus. On April 20th, 2020, he received another summon, according to which the case was transferred from the Fourth Branch to the Second Branch based on unknown and illegal reasons.
According to this informed source, Mohammad Hadi Erfanian Kasb, along with his lawyers, visited the second branch of Moghaddas Prosecution’s Office at 10:00 AM today, but the interrogator ignored the presence of his lawyers in the office and after 5 hours put him under arrest and transferred him to Ward 2A of Evin Prison which belongs to IRGC Intelligent Service (SAS). The charge explained to him is “Propaganda Against the Islamic Regime.”
محمدهادی عرفانیان کاسب، وکیل دادگستری، توسط شعبهٔ ۲۹ دادگاه انقلاب تهران به ۳ ماه و ۵ روز حبس تعزیری محکوم شد .
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