Kyiv: Iranian champion Greco-Roman wrestler Navid Afkari was executed on the charge of involving in mass protest and murdering.
AP News states that Navid AFkari was sentenced to death and 74 lashes.
According to charge, Afkari stabbed worker of water company with knife in southern settlement of Shiraz in the background of unrest.
,,This morning the verdict has been carried out on Navid Afkari, murderer of Hassan Turkman, in Adelabad prison, Shiraz’’, governmental TV channels quoted main prosecutor of Fars Province Qasem Musavi.
It should be noted that Afkari announced repeatedly about torturing in order to plead guilty. According to local media, a plastic bag was placed over his head and alcohol was poured into his nostrils.
Previously, U.S. president Donald Trump encouraged Navid Afkari and called on undoing the conviction against him.