WORLD Iranian court sentences 3 to death for 'economic corruption'


Iranian court sentences 3 to death for 'economic corruption'


01:43, October 01, 2018


Gholam-Hossein Mohseni-Eje'i. (Photo: AFP)

TEHRAN, Sept. 30 (Xinhua) - An Iranian court has given the death penalty to three people for "economic corruption," Tehran Times daily reported Sunday.

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

According to the spokesman, 32 others were sentenced to imprisonment over the same charges.

The Iranian police recently arrested a number of people for inciting turmoil in the currency and gold market.

Related Stories

Terms of Service & Privacy Policy

We have updated our privacy policy to comply with the latest laws and regulations. The updated policy explains the mechanism of how we collect and treat your personal data. You can learn more about the rights you have by reading our terms of service. Please read them carefully. By clicking AGREE, you indicate that you have read and agreed to our privacy policies

Agree and continue