Eleric that was sentenced to death

He was also accused of murdering a conservative cleric who had publicly insulted cleric khomeini, the Grand Ayatollah. Hashemi was also the brother of Hadi Hashemi, Ayatollah Montazeri’s son-in-law. During this time he was supported by opponents of Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi as an innocent victim framed by SAVAK, in an attempt “to tarnish the reputation of the clerical establishment.”