Iran executes wrestler whose life Trump asked to be spared

TEHRAN — Iran’s state TV is reporting that the country’s authorities have executed a wrestler for allegedly murdering a man after President Donald Trump asked for the 27-year-old condemned man’s life to be spared.

State TV quoted the chief justice of Fars province, Kazem Mousavi as saying on Saturday: “The retaliation sentence against Navid Afkari, the killer of Hassan Turkman, was carried out this morning in Adelabad prison in Shiraz.”

Afkari’s case had drawn the attention of a…

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