Branch One of the Islamic Revolutionary Court in Sanandaj, Kurdistan Province, has sentenced Mohammad Obaid Haghighian, a former employee of the city court, to three months in prison for “propaganda against the state”.

According to the verdict, the sentence was commuted to a cash fine of 400 million Iranian rials – nearly 800 USD.

The Ministry of Intelligence arrested Haghighan on 5 February in Sanandaj.

After spending 20 days in custody, he was released from the city’s central prison on bail of 5 billion rials – nearly 10,000 USD.