Parents and sons sentenced to 34 years in jail, 6 years in exile
The Revolutionary Court of Kashan has sentenced the Shab Zendedar family to a total of 34 years in jail and six years in exile.
If the Revision Court upholds their sentences, Akbar Shab Zendedar, 65, will be sentenced to 9 years and 8 months imprisonment, 7 years of which is suspended.
His sons, Hanif, 39, and Saeed, 36, will also have to endure the same sentence.
All three have also been sentenced to 2 years in exile, each.
The mother of the family, Kobra Mohammadi, 60, will receive a 5-year suspended jail term.
The family is charged with having contact with an opposition group.
Dozens of agents of the Intelligence Ministry raided the residence and business of the Shab Zendedar family on December 8, 2020 and arrested them. They ransacked both places and confiscated their personal belongings including their computers, mobile phones, etc.
Kobra Mohammadi was temporarily released from Kashan Prison on bail in mid-January due to illness.
Akbar, Hanif, and Saeed Shab Zendedar were also released temporarily on bail in March 2021.
Saeed’s wife gave birth to her child while her husband was in jail.