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Iran: Supreme Court Sentences Man To Death For Spying For Britain

According to the Iranian court news agency, a guy who had been found guilty of spying for the British intelligence agencies had been given the death penalty.

According to Mizan Online, Alireza Akbari received a death sentence for corruption on earth and endangering the nation's internal and external security by disclosing information.

Akbari's age, profession, date of arrest, or sentence were not given; nonetheless, it was said that the decision had been approved by the Supreme Court, though no specific date was given.

Mizan cited a statement from the intelligence ministry to claim that because of "the importance of his job," Akbari had developed into a "key spy" for MI6, Britain's "Secret Intelligence Service.

An interview with Alireza Akbari, a "former deputy defense minister in the reformist government" of Mohammad Khatami, the president of Iran from 1997 to 2005, was published on February 2, 2019, in the official government daily Iran.

According to Mizan at the time, Iran executed four persons in early December who were allegedly involved with Israel's intelligence service.

Four days after the Supreme Court affirmed the death penalty as a punishment for the defendants' "intelligence cooperation with the Zionist regime (Israel) and kidnapping," Iran executed the sentences, according to Mizan Online at the time.

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