Last night the plain clothes militias prevented Mehdi Karroubi from attending the Islamic ritual of Ghadr night. According to reports currently more than 50 plainclothes militias and Basij thugs are present around Mahdi Karroubi’s home. There is growing concern for the health and life of Mehdi Karroubi given the presence of the plain clothes militia and Basij thugs who are covering their faces to hide their identity.
According to the report by SahamNews, the official website of Etemad Melli Party, a group of plain-clothe militias armed with weapons including tear gas, hand cuffs, tasers and batons since last night have prevented Mehdi Karroubi from exiting his home to attend the Ghadr ritual. According to eye witnesses the plain clothes militias are carrying their Basij identification cards.
Based on the arriving reports from eye witnesses, currently there are more than 50 plain clothes militias and Basij thugs surrounding Mehdi Karroubi’s home.
Concerns over the wellbeing and life of Mehdi Karroubi with the presence of plain clothes militias and Basij thugs who hide their identity by covering their faces and are armed with all sorts of weapons and riding various vehicles and giant motorbikes are present around Mehdi Karroubi’s house has been increased.
It is noteworthy to mention that Mehdi Karroubi announced recently that he will probably participate in Qods Day rally this Friday.
Some analysts believe that Mehdi Karroubi’s bravery and courage that had the key role in unveiling the crimes of Kahrizak prison has made some hardliner totalitarians and their agents angry and made them act to take revenge.