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[Newspaper:] Kayhan

[Date:] Tuesday 25 Aban 1361 [16 November 1982] - 29 Muharram 1403

[Issue No:] 11725

[Page:] 3

 

Administrative affiliate of the Zionists and two Hypocrites were executed in Shiraz

Kayhan [Newspaper] correspondent – Shiraz

By the verdict of the Shiraz Revolutionary Court, confirmed by the Supreme Judicial Council, two active members of the Hypocrites Organisation and one administrative affiliate of the Zionists were sentenced to death in Shiraz; the verdict was carried out yesterday. The names of the convicts are:

  1. Habibollah Owji, child of Ibrahim, was convicted of prominent and effective activity for the perverse Baha’i sect, and insulting the Prophet of Islam and Fatimah Zahra (peace be upon Her) and hanged.
  2. Sedigheh Faramarzi, child of Gholamhossein, resident of Abadan, was charged with affiliation with the Hypocrites and prominent political activity for this organisation, being in charge of the so called Prisoners’ Mothers Group of Mashhad, participation in team homes, possession of one G3 assault rifle with a full magazine and 49 handgun cartridges, and being in charge of 50 members of the Hypocrites.
  3. Simin Zaeri, child of Gholamhossein, resident of Abadan, was charged with activity in the Hypocrites Organisation, being in charge of a four-person team and the labourers, employees and physicians segments of the organisation’s magazines, being in charge of 50 members of the Hypocrites and collaboration with convict number 2.

These two were found guilty and were executed by firing squad.