Tehran Resident Sentenced to Capital Punishment

HRANA – The execution sentenced issued for a Tehrani resident for an act of murder was affirmed by the country’s supreme court.

According to Online News, this resident was charged with the murder of his friend and coworker and was identified and arrested in Kermanshah last March.

The defendant’s trial was held on December 2, 2009, and he was sentenced by Branch 113 of the Criminal Court of Tehran to 3 years in prison for robbery, and to capital punishment for premeditated murder.

The defendant’s attorney objected to the sentence issued and the case was referred to Branch 11 of the Supreme Court, where the judges confirmed the lower court’s order after reviewing the case.

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