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[Newspaper:] Kayhan

[Date:] 14 Ordibehesht 1360 [4 May 1981]

[Issue No:] 11275


By decision of the Islamic Revolutionary Court of Shiraz

The [widow] of Colonel Vahdat, the executed spy for Israel and America, has been condemned to life imprisonment.

Shiraz – Kayhan [Newspaper] Reporter

By decision of the Shiraz Islamic Revolutionary Court, three agents of global Zionism were condemned to imprisonment and exile. Two other agents accused of cooperating with global Zionism have been released on bail.

The decision against these persons has been announced by the Shiraz Islamic Revolutionary Court as follows:

Ghodsiyyeh Vahdat, the [widow] of Colonel Yadollah Vahdat, [who was executed on the grounds of being a] spy for Israel and America, was condemned to life imprisonment and confiscation of properties; Jafar Shaerzadeh, son of Mustafa, was freed [after] undertaking not to propagate [his religion] or attempt to entice individuals [to join it]; Enayatollah Mehdizadeh, son of Khayrollah, was sentenced to two years’ imprisonment and expulsion from Shiraz University; Mohammad-Reza Farnoush Hesami, son of Amir, was sentenced to pay his debt of 24,000 tuman to the Vahhaj Company and to return documents stolen from it, and further sentenced to 20 years’ mandatory residence in the City of Tabriz; Enayatollah Ehsanian was released on bail.