Two sentenced to death for financial corruption

November 12, 2018 - 8:10

TEHRAN – Judiciary spokesman Gholam Hossein Mohseni Eje’i announced on Sunday that two more individuals charged with financial corruption have been sentenced to death.

Dariush Ebrahimian and Younes Bahaoddini are facing death penalty, while the latter’s verdict is not final yet, Mohseni Eje’i said, ILNA reported.

He further said a few others have also been found guilty of financial corruption, and two of them were handed their final sentences.

The Judiciary spokesman added in line with the crackdown on financial corruption, 100 individuals have been arrested, with 80 cases being investigated by the courts.

MH/PA

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