He was arrested from his house on 13 April 2020. He appeared on 28 April 2020 at the headquarters of the State Security Prosecution, where he was interrogated over the Case No. 558 of 2020 State Security. The Prosecution leveled against him charges of “colluding with a terrorist group to achieve its goals, misusing social media and spreading false and statements”. The Prosecution ruled to hold him in detention for 15 days.