MKO claims responsibility for the assassination of shopkeeper

The Mujahedeen e-Khalq terrorist group has claimed responsibility for the assassination of a shopkeeper in Tehran in 1982.

According to Habilian Association database (Specialized Center of Research on the MKO's Crimes), the MKO terrorist group has made the confession in No. 40 of the Journal of Muslim Student Associations’ Union Abroad, one of the group’s press organs during early years of the 80s.

At that issue, the journal's editors have collected some news about the MKO’s operations in Iran which had been published in Jomhouri-e Eslami (Islamic Republican) and Ettelaat, two official Iranian newspapers, during February and March 1982. The MKO’s journal has described these news as “some of the Iranian government’s confessions about Numerous Nationwide operations of the MKO”.

Among the news published in the newspaper that the MKO’s publication has referred to it as a document for its bravely operations, one is about assassination of a person named Javad Sobhani who was assassinated by MKO terrorists. By referring to Habilian Association database, it was found that Javad Sobhani had been a Seller of home appliances who was assassinated in his shop by two agents of MKO on January 12, 1982. According to Habilian, Sobhani lost his live after 8 days of intensive care medicine at hospital on January 20, 1982.