An Iranian-American receives 10 years in prison verdict

HRANA News Agency – The lawyer of Amir Hekmati, the Iranian-American citizen, confirmed that he has been sentenced to 10 years in prison.
 
Mahmoud Alizadeh, in an interview with ISNA News Agency, stated that the court of appeal has confirmed the sentence. According to Mr. Alizadeh, Amir Hekmati who is in detainee now has been charged with espionage and cooperation with conflicting country of USA.
 
Mr. Hekmati was arrested and charged with espionage in summer 2011, during a trip to visit his grandmother.
 
The Revolutionary court sentenced him to death but later the Supreme Court ordered for his retrial.

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