Former Mayor of Tehran released from prison.

Iran’s judiciary has pardoned former Tehran mayor Mohammed Ali Najafi and released him after 4 years in prison for killing his second wife, Iranian media reported.

On August 14, 2019, the family of the victim Mitra Stad announced that Muhammad Ali Najafi had been pardoned and saved from execution.

Najafi, the former mayor of Tehran, was sentenced to qisas (death penalty) after a series of trials.

It is noteworthy that Muhammad Ali Najafi killed his wife, 35-year-old Mitra Ustad, in her apartment in the Saadat-Abad district of Tehran with an unlicensed weapon on May 28, 2019, and a few hours after her murder, he appeared at the Criminal Investigation Department. in Tehran, where he was arrested on the basis of his confession to the murder.

Source: Iranian media

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