Iran sentences one person to death over spying for the US

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Iran sentences one person to death over spying for the US

Tehran (Web Desk): Iranian courts have sentenced one person to death for spying for the United States and jailed two others for 10 years for the same crime, a judiciary spokesperson said on Tuesday.


Judiciary spokesperson Gholamhossein Esmaili said that the individual has appealed the sentence and a final decision will be made by the appeals court. He didn’t provide further details on the suspect or the case.

A fourth person has been imprisoned for 10 years for spying for Britain.

Esmaili also said the appeals court issued final decisions on two Iranians, identified as Ali Nafarieh and Mohammad Ali Babapour, sentencing them to 10 years imprisonment on charges of spying for the US.