The demonstration in Karaj began on 9 December. Following the gathering of Gohardasht people in Karaj, the Basijis in the Jahangir area attacked them brutally. Hassan Torkashvand, a 23 years old brave young man who was shot by suppressive forces in Karaj on December 9th died in hospital due to severe injury.

The intelligence agents of the regime, did not allow Hassan Torkashvand’s family to bury his body and they his body secretly, as they did to the other families of the martyrs of the uprising.