Iranian billionaire notified of his death sentence

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Oil billionaire Babak Zanjani has been notified of his death sentence, a court rule confirmed by Supreme Court of Iran on Dec 4, Judiciary spokesman Gholamhossein Mohseni Ejei said. reports that, Mohseni Ejei made the remarks at a news conference on Sunday.

Zanjani was faced with charges of embezzlement, money laundering, and fraud. His trial sessions in the past three years have been in the spotlight.

Zanjani, 41, was arrested on Dec 30, 2013. He is one of Iran's wealthiest businessmen, with a fortune worth estimated 14 billion dollars.

Zanjani was jailed when charges were brought up against him for misappropriating two billion euros belonging to the Ministry of Petroleum.

2017.01.22 / 22:14
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