(Tehran) Ten Iranian servicemen have been sentenced to between one and 10 years in prison for their role in the downing of the Ukrainian Boeing shot down near Tehran in January 2020, the Judicial Authority Agency said on Sunday. .

The first defendant, the commander of the defense system, was sentenced to ten years in prison for having defied the orders of his hierarchy by shooting down the plane, and nine other soldiers were sentenced to terms ranging from one to three years of jail, Mizan Online reported.