Petrochemical company fined $3.47M in Iran’s Ardabil
Baku, Azerbaijan, May 13
By Elnur Baghishov – Trend:
A company violating the law in Iran’s Ardabil Province has been fined 146 billion rials ($3.47 million according to official exchange rate and $1 million in black market), under the гrule tazir, Ali Rahimi Azar, head of the Ardabil branch of the Governmental Discretionary Punishments Organization, told journalists, Trend reports referring to IRNA.
Rahimi Azar informed that a criminal case was filed based on the information about smuggling of 125 tons of granulated polyethylene from the Bileh Savar Customs and Security Department of Ardabil Province.
He added that the company's executive director was fined after the investigation of the criminal case in Bileh Savar County. Rahimi Azar did not disclose the name of the petrochemical company.
Tazir is a term in Islamic law referring to punishment for offenses at the discretion of the judge or ruler of the state and applying to offenses for which no punishment is specified in the Qur'an or the Hadith. In Iran, a separate judicial institution, the Governmental Discretionary Punishments Organization, deals with such cases.