June 20, 2010
Terrorist leader Abdolmalek Rigi hanged
Tehran Times Political Desk
TEHRAN - Jundallah terrorist leader Abdolmalek Rigi was hanged at Evin prison
in Tehran early Sunday at the presence of a number of families whose loved ones
had been martyred by his notorious group.
Abdolmalek Rigi had been charged with 79 offences, including murder, terrorist
activities, and other serious crimes.
The Iranian security forces detained Abdolmalek Rigi on February 23 on board a
flight from the United Arab Emirates to Kyrgyzstan. The plane landed at Bandar
Abbas Airport, where Rigi and his aide were arrested.
The terrorist leader met families of those killed by his notorious group on
Saturday. He answered questions raised by the families and asked them to
In one of its deadly attacks on October 18, 2009, the Jundallah group killed
over 40 people, including five senior commanders of the Islamic Revolution
Guards Corps, in the southeastern province of Sistan-Baluchestan.
On May 24, Iran executed Abdolhamid Rigi, the brother of Abdolmalek Rigi and
the number two man in the Jundullah group, at a prison in Zahedan
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