News ID: 275253
Published: 0613 GMT October 08, 2020

Iran: Narges Mohammadi released from jail

Iran: Narges Mohammadi released from jail

Iran's Judiciary announced that Narges Mohammadi was freed from jail in line with the implementation of the law of reducing Islamic punishment without discrimination.

Head of justice office of Zanjan Province Hojjatoleslam Abolqassem Sadeqi-Niaraki said that Mohammadi was subjected to the Islamic affection that has led to her freedom, IRNA reported.

Mohammadi, 48, had been sentenced to 10 years in prison, but her prison term reduced to eight and a half years, he said, adding she was freed Wednesday night after serving eight and a half years in prison.

Narges Mohammadi had been serving her prison term on charge of acting against national security in Zanjan.

Niaraki said Mohammadi was released based on a law that allows a prison sentence to be commutated if the related court agrees.


Resource: IRNA
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