Iranian supreme leader pardons 920 convicts

Iranian supreme leader pardons 920 convicts

Indian Defence News - Iranian supreme leader pardons 920 convicts

Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei pardoned or commuted prison terms of 920 convicts Monday, local media reported. He pardon was granted at the request of Iran’s judiciary chief Ayatollah Sadeq Amoli-Larijani on the occasion of the Islamic Republic Day which will be celebrated Tuesday, Xinhua reported. On April 1, 1980, Iranians voted for the establishment of the Islamic republic following a revolution which overthrew the West- backed Shah. (Read Full Story On India Defence News Website)

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