Iran judiciary says arrests made over airliner downing

“Extensive investigations have been carried out and some people have been arrested,” says Iranian judiciary spokesman.
Tuesday 14/01/2020
An Iranian cleric walks past a poster honouring the victims of a Ukrainian passenger jet accidentally shot down in the capital last week, in Tehran, January 13. (AFP)
An Iranian cleric walks past a poster honouring the victims of a Ukrainian passenger jet accidentally shot down in the capital last week, in Tehran, January 13. (AFP)

TEHRAN – Iran’s judiciary announced on Tuesday that arrests have been made over the shooting down of a Ukrainian passenger jet in Tehran last week.

“Extensive investigations have been carried out and some people have been arrested,” judiciary spokesman Gholamhossein Esmaili told a televised news conference.

(AFP)