Iran completes pre-trial probe of PS752 downing

REUTERS

REUTERS

The Iranian Military Prosecutor's Office has completed a pre-trial investigation into the shooting down of a Ukrainian passenger jet just outside the Tehran Airport on January 8, 2020.

That's according to the TSN news service citing the Iranian ISNA agency.

The case is soon to be forwarded to court, the report says.

The trial will begin after preliminary hearings to be attended by all defendants.

Read also PS752 downing: Iran may not reveal truth, secret recording suggests The dates for such hearings are yet to be announced.

"The military prosecutor's office has completed the investigation into the Ukrainian plane crash. Following preliminary hearings, the trial will begin in the presence of the defendants and their families," said Shokrollah Bahrami, head of the Iranian Armed Forces' Judicial Organization.

In addition, Radio Farda clarifies that the Iranian investigation allegedly suspects ten individuals complicit in the UIA downing.

Among them are allegedly senior military commanders.

Only one person is reported to be held in custody.

Author: UNIAN

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