Baku, Azerbaijan, June 10
By Umid Niayesh - Trend:
Iran's Supreme Court has approved sentence with regard of Mehdi Hashemi, son of the former Iranian President Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, Iran 's Fars news agency reported June 10.
Hashemi earlier appealed against 15 years prison and fine sentence.
He was found guilty in three convictions of seven, five and three years, one of which is linked to security issues as well as corruption charges.
The trial of Hashemi, started last August in the Tehran Revolutionary Court behind closed doors. Hashemi had been released on bail after three months of imprisonment in December 2012.
The son of the Iranian ex-president was arrested upon his arrival in Tehran from the UK, where he lived for three years. Hashemi was arrested on charges of propaganda against the state and corruption.
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