Iranian researcher death sentence lifted -Piedmont uni (3)

Ahmadreza Djalali arrested in 2016 on spying charge

(ANSA) - Turin, January 23 - A death sentence for Iranian researcher and alleged spy Ahmadreza Djalali has been suspended, the university of eastern Piedmont said Tuesday. Djalali, who was arrested in 2016, worked for the Italian university for several years. Djalali was due to be executed last Friday, but the Iranian supreme court is reviewing the sentence and has asked a prosecutor to express his opinion next month, the university said.
   

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