Three corrupt individuals in Iran handed death penalty: Judiciary

September 30, 2018

TEHRAN – Iran’s Judiciary spokesman announced on Sunday that the special courts on fighting economic corruption have in recent days convicted 35 individuals of corruption, among whom three were handed death penalty. 

The verdicts were issued by the primary court and will be referred to the Supreme Court for final verdict, IRNA quoted Gholam-Hossein Mohseni-Eje'i as saying.

He added that the other 32 individuals were sentenced to imprisonment. Mohseni-Eje'i also thanked the people for their constructive cooperation with the Judiciary.

MH/PA

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