Baghdad / Judiciary Media
The judge in charge of examining the case of the assassination of the martyr Abu Mahdi Al-Muhandis and his companions confirmed that "the issuance of the arrest warrant against the outgoing American president came after completing the investigative procedures in the case and recording the statements of the claimants of the personal right of the martyrs' families and the legal representative of the Iranian embassy."
In an exclusive interview conducted by the Media Center of the Supreme Judicial Council with the competent judge, the latter stated that “the arrest warrant issued by the competent investigation court in Rusafa against the outgoing US President Donald Trump came in accordance with the provisions of Article 406 of the Iraqi Penal Code after he was accused of killing the martyr leaders of victory, Abu Mahdi Al-Muhandis and his companions on 3/1/2020.
The judge added that "the arrest warrant was issued recently after the court completed all investigative procedures from examining the incident, gathering evidence and hearing the statements of witnesses and personal claimants."
The judge stated that "the legal representative of the Iranian embassy in Iraq following up on the case was limited to representing the personal claimants on behalf of the Iranian martyrs in order to know the procedures taken by the court regarding the case."
The competent judge added the court looked at the case as a criminal case that occurred on Iraqi soil and according to the rules of jurisdiction. The Iraqi law is applicable and not the law or the constitution of the country to which the accused belongs. This is a universal principle agreed upon by the laws of all countries, as well as the existence of part of the victim On them from the Iraqis and the perpetrator is known and declare Committed the crime , and there is no enforceable Iraqi legal text or agreement between Iraq and America authorizing him to commit this crime, and this is what the court has verified after a series of letters with the Prime Minister’s office and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs as the competent authority on agreements and treaties with states during the investigation period It took more than a year since the crime was committed.