Man Standing Next To Ashli Babbitt Gets 2 Years Probation

  • A Virginia man who stood next to Ashli Babbitt with his hands up after she was shot outside the Speaker’s Lobby on Jan. 6, 2021, was sentenced to 24 months of probation after apologizing for his “completely aberrant conduct” in the U.S. Capitol that day.
  • Iraj George Javid, 32, of Bristow, Virginia, was sentenced in U.S. District Court in Washington in a plea deal on one count of parading, demonstrating, or picketing in a Capitol building.
  • Chief Judge Beryl Howell also ordered an unspecified term of home detention and required Javid to pay $500 in restitution to the Architect of the Capitol.