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Ex-Employee of Iran’s Defense Ministry Executed for Espionage

A statement from the judicial organization of the Iranian Armed Forces said the convict, Jalal Hajizavar, was a former contract employee working at the Defense Ministry’s Aerospace Organization.

The culprit who had left his job at the ministry nine years ago was court-martialed after the ministry’s intelligence office detected his acts of Espionage.

Hajizavar had confessed to spying for the CIA in exchange for money during interrogation, the statement added, noting that documents, evidence and spying equipment have been found at his home.

The culprit was executed after a wholly legal process with full respect for the rights of defendant, whose attorney was present in all court sessions and different stages of investigation, it added.

The spy’s wife has been also sentenced to 15 years in prison on charge of involvement in espionage, the statement concluded.

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