The controversial trial of the case filed by al-Mekasf, which was charged with corruption under the leadership of Naser Vaez Tabasi, the son of Abbas Vaez Tabasi, the representative of the Supreme Leader of the Islamic Republic and the Astan Quds Razavi Astan Quds Razavi, was handled by the defendants. Exonerated.

ISNA, Iranian Student News Agency reported Wednesday March 12 that the court judge closed the case after giving the defendants or their lawyers a verdict.

Judicial proceedings in the case of al-Mekasfs lasted 2 years.

One of the other defendants in this case, accused of the first row, was Assadullah Amir Aslani, former director of the National Bank of Iran, one of the few large governmental banks in Iran who had a shareholding in Al-Mekasf, and was charged with handing over The company’s shares were not complied with by a non-governmental organization (Astan Quds Razavi Associate) and paying the facilities to the company

The co-director of the Kosar Co-operative also was another defendant (second accused row) of Al-Mekasf’s case, which was acquitted on Wednesday.

During two years of judicial review of this case, although various news reports and news have been published in various newspapers and news sites, official news and information has come to the media in a very small way.

Some sources of news have issued unconfirmed reports of the misuse of several billion rials through the company or during the transfer of it from the National Bank to the institute owned by Astan Quds Razavi, but now the court, with a vote, issued Some have denied reports.

Some reports indicate that Mr Tabasi has taken back the money he received from the bank during a check in the bank, and, as a result, the bank has withdrawn its complaint from Al-Mekasfas Company.

The court has acquitted them of the alleged violation of the al-Mukhasb company, which is considered to be a state-owned property, with the argument that the seller and the buyer were unaware of the statehood of the company.

Judge Zare, the chairman of the court hearing the case, whose late court sessions have been delayed due to his illness many times, is the reason why the defendants of the first and second row have been acquitted, considering that the court still considers the deal of Al-Mekasf to be illegal “the ignorance of them The issue of the state-owned company Al-Mekasb and the transactions carried out on the company. ”

The defendants in the first and second row of the case, the former head of the National Bank and the director of the Kosar Co-operative Institute, still believe that although more than 50 percent of Al-Makasb shares are owned by the National Bank, it is a private company. Judge Zare also told ISNA in this case: “It is incidentally the insistence of these two defendants on the non-statehood of Al-Mukhasb and its transactions is a reason for the same ignorance.”

The court also ruled in its order that the shares of Al-Mekasb’s shares be transferred to the Kowsar Institute and that the company was returned to the National Bank of Iran.

Al-Mekasf’s case was formed more than two years ago, based on two reports prepared by the Ministry of Intelligence and the State Inspection Agency.

Considering this case, due to the prominence of the name of the son of Abbas Vaez Tabasi, one of the most prominent figures of the Islamic Republic that is the establishment of the Astan Quds Razavi, a political religious institution, who, due to having access to the shrine of Imam Reza, the eighth Shia Imam, one of the richest institutions Iran’s economy is also considered to have caused a lot of controversy in Iran.

Nasser Vaez Tabasi, a journalist in a protest against the formation of the case, said, “Some people intend to denounce Ayatullah Tabasi by trying to condemn me, and then they say that the factions that are affiliated with the leadership are themselves Have trouble. ”

He also charged the judiciary with a “political encounter” with Al-Mekhasb’s case.

Al-Mekhasb Company was in Dubai, one of the UAE’s ambassadors, and Nasser Vaez Tabasi, CEO of the company, announced at one of the open court hearings that “the advice of the Minister of Intelligence and some of the IRGC’s intelligence officials” was announced in Dubai. These people were not named.

The phenomenon of economic corruption in Iran

Some experts believe that economic corruption in Iran comes from the structure of the administrative system that governs this country.

Sophisticated regulations and various administrative barriers that make it difficult for businesses to deal with, make huge profits for those who are able to overcome these obstacles by having relationships within office machines.

Observers see this as a weakness for the Islamic Republic’s political system, in which some people close to the clerics in the country, known as “gentlemen”, have the possibility to use political power to pursue economic To use.

Source » bbc