Iran overturns US ex-marine's death term
Tehran - Iran's Supreme Court has overturned a death sentence for spying handed down to a former US Marine, Amir Mirzai Hekmati, ISNA news agency reported on Monday quoting a top judiciary official.
"The sentence was overturned by the Supreme Court ... The case has been sent back" to the court for retrial, prosecutor general told a press conference, ISNA reported.
In January, a Revolutionary Court in Tehran sentenced Hekmati, an ex-Marine born in the United States to an Iranian immigrant family, to death after convicting him of being a CIA spy.