Abdolhamid Rigi Was Executed

HRANA – The Judiciary of the State of Sistan and Baluchestan announced the execution of Abdolhamid Rigi this morning.

Ebrahim Hamidi, the head of the State’s judiciary, said: “According to the sentence issued by the Islamic Revolutionary Court of Zahedan, Abdolhamid Rigi, brother of Abdolmalek Rigi, the leader of Jandollah, was hanged in Zahedan.”

Ebrahim Hamidi added: “Abdolhamid Rigi had been sentenced to execution on charges of “moharebeh” (waging war against God) and “corruption on earth” through membership, support and effective participation in the armed branch of Jandollah.”

According to Fars, the sentence issued for Abdolhamid Rigi was carried out this morning, Monday, May 24, 2010, in Zahedan prison after being affirmed by the highest judicial authorities.

Abdolhamid Rigi was the second highest ranking officer in the group Jandollah and was active in the organization’s armed unit. He was arrested by security forces in Pakistan in June 2008.

The leader of Jandollah, Abdolmalek Rigi is also in prison and awaiting trial.

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