Iranian billionaire sentenced to death
March 6 , 2016
Babak Zanjani, a 42-year-old Iranian billionaire, has been given death sentence for corruption. Zanjani was arrested in December 2013 on charges of withholding billions in oil revenues that were challenged through his companies. However, the business refutes the allegations. Media reports quoted a judiciary spokesperson as saying that Zanjani was convicted of fraud and economic crimes.