Son of ex-president of Iran was released after flogging

53-year-old son of former president of Iran Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani Mehdi Hashemi Rafsanjani was released after 7 years of imprisonment, paying a fine imposed by the court and flogging with a whip, reports ̇SNA.

The unsuitable period was replaced by conditional punishment.

Note that in 2015, Mehdi Hashemi Rafsanjani was sentenced to 15 years in prison. He and his sister Faiza Hashemi Rafsanjani were accused of organizing unrest, large -scale shares against the results of the presidential election in June 2009, espionage in favor of Great Britain.