Iran sentences 4 people to death for ‘cooperating with Israeli intelligence’

NEWS DIGEST – Four people were sentenced to death on Wednesday by Iran’s judiciary for allegedly cooperating with Israel’s intelligence organisation and committing kidnappings.

The semi-official Mehr news agency reported that three other people were handed prison sentences between five to ten years for allegedly committing other crimes.

Their crimes range from acting against national security, aiding in kidnapping, and possessing illegal weapons.