The journey to find Jassim now begins, the family struggles to know where they had taken Jasim. They couldn't find him in any police station, after a month of his abduction from his house the family receives a phone call asking them to appoint a lawyer to represent Jassim in the Military Court for a hearing that is taking place the next morning.
The alleged charges the government had fabricated and made ready for him included:
- Attempted murder
- Ignite fire in a government building (university Bahrain)
- Possession of incendiary materials and Molotov cocktails
- Vandalism of a government building (university of Bahrain)
- Unauthorized gathering and Incitement to hatred against the regime
During that time, court sessions were running but the final hearing were postponed from July to October, Jassim’s family had no idea what to expect.
Prosecution’s masked witnesses attended and could not identify Jassim or any of the accused people to be involved in any of the scenarios leading to the charges against them.
However, Jasim was sentenced to 15 years and a cash fine of USD 1,047,194 on 3rd October 2011 with all the charges mentioned above and then was transferred from Dry Docks detention centre (where he spent 6 months) to Jaw prison to serve the time.