US Spy Hanged in Tehran
Tehran, Sept. 1, IRNA -- The military tribual of Tehran in a
statement monday morning announced that Siavosh
Bayani, son of Abolqassem, was hanged in Tehran last
week on charges of spying for ''Great Satan, America''.
According to the statement, Aayani had relayed secret
military information to the U.S. intelligence service.
Bayani, accompanied by his family, left Iran for the
United States through a neighboring country in the Iranian
year 1363 (1984-85) where he applied for political
After living in the United States for 11 years, CIA assigned
him to return to Iran for espionage activities. He was
arrested in 1374 by the security forces of the army and
later confessed to his ''disgraceful activities -- spying for
Great Satan, America,'' the announcement further
Bassed on his confessions, Bayani received a sum of dlrs
1,000 to 1,500 for each contact.
He was tried at tribunal no. 1 of Tehran and was
sentenced to death according to a verdict issued on
January 9, 1995. The verdict was carried out at Evin
prison in Tehran last week after going through the legal
proceedings and being endorsed by the supreme court.
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