The Teheran Prosecutor's Office said that a man accused of spying for Israel was executed in Teheran's Evin Prison early Tuesday morning, official Iranian news agency IRNA reported.
In and out of prison for decades, Ali Akbar Siadati was arrested in 2008 while trying to escape Iran with his wife, according to IRNA.
He was accused of conducting espionage "under the umbrella of business services initially, after which he got in direct contact with one of the Israeli embassies in the region, after which he gradually began dispatching secret military information" to Israel, IRNA reported.RELATED:Report: Syria uncovers Israeli spy networks with Egypt's helpEgypt arrests 4 citizens over spying for Israel
According to the official Iranian news agency, Siadati was arrested again
in 2009, when "29 pages of top secret information" were discovered in
He was suspected of meeting Israeli agents in Turkey, Thailand and Holland.
Siadati reportedly confessed to receiving between three and seven
thousand dollars for each set of information he delivered, totaling
He was said to have passed on numbers of Iranian military aircraft,
training and operational flight information, causes of air disasters,
and vital information on Revolutionary Guard air navigation systems.