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Iran confirmed six prisoners related to the shooting down of an aircraft in January after it took off in Tehran

June 9, 2020

The Iranian authorities confirmed Tuesday that six people were arrested in connection with the shooting down of a Ukraine International Airlines Boeing 737 in January after taking off from the capital of Tehran. 176 people were killed. .

The Iranian judiciary spokesman, Gholamhosein Esmaili, has stated that three of the detainees were released on bail while the other three are detained without disclosing their identity.

He also said that the case was being dealt with by the “Armed Forces Organization of Justice” and added that “a special section of the military courts had been established for the case”.

Iran confirmed six prisoners related to the shooting down of an aircraft in January after it took off in TehranIran confirmed six prisoners related to the shooting down of an aircraft in January after it took off in Tehran

Finally, Esmeili has indicated that 70 cases have been filed so far by relatives of the victims of the event, according to the Iranian news agency IRNA.