Iran's East Azerbaijan judiciary chief said Sunday that the stoning verdict of
Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani might be abolished, the semi-official Fars news agency reported.
Asked that if the stoning verdict of Ashtiani could be canceled,
Malek Ajdar Sharifi told Fars that "every thing is possible," implying that verdict might be abolished, Xinhua reported.
Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani has been on death row since 2006. Her case become internationally known in 2010 after high profile reports that she was convicted of extramarital affairs and sentenced to execution by stoning.