Yazdan Mirzaei, an Elamie wushu fighter, was sentenced to death by the Zahedan Criminal Court on drug related charges.
According to the Campaign for the Defense of Political and Civil Prisoners, the death sentence of Yazdan Mirzaei, an Iranian wushu fighter, was issued in recent days.
According to the report, this Kurdish athlete was sentenced to death by the Zahedan Criminal Court on drug related charges.
Yazdan Mirzaei was arrested in Zahedan airport in early 2021 and was transferred to the detention center of Zahedan Intelligence Office on drug related charges.
It should be noted that he had been detained in the intelligence detention center for 25 days. He had tried to commit suicide by hanging himself in the ventilation area of the detention center, but he was saved from death by intelligence agents.
According to the report received, Yazdan Mirzaei denied the accusation during the interrogation and in the court. Yazdan Mirzaei, 27, is the son of Davood, an Elamie wushu player who is a member of the Sanda style national team. He is the holder of gold medals in Asian competitions and gold medals in international competitions.