Peshtiwan Afsar, Kurdish civilian from Marivan, has been sentenced to 9 years in prison by Branch 2 of Revolutionary Court in Sanandaj on charges of “Working with one of the Kurdish opposition parties”. He was arrested earlier in the November 2019 protests in Marivan and released on bail after a few weeks.
Moreover, two children from Marivan, Osama Bamdad and Hamid Ajdari, were detained by security forces and taken to an unknown location yesterday, reliable sources told the Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN).
Peshtiwan Afsar was arrested in Marivan during a popular rally in protest against the sudden rise in gas prices in Iran. He was temporarily released on a bail of 400 million Tomans on December 14, the source added.
According to the source, security forces also detained two children from the village of Ney, Osama Bamdad and Hamid Ajdari, at a sports club located in the village of Ney, near Marivan and transferred them to an unknown location.
As of the time of publishing this report, no specific information has been released regarding the reason for the detention and whereabouts of the two children.