Daily Mail: Iran executes nuclear scientist accused of giving information to the CIA and returns hanged body to his family
* Shahram Amiri went missing after leaving for pilgrimage to Mecca
* Disappeared in 2009 but appeared in video reportedly filmed in US
* Claimed to have been put under pressure to give information to CIA
* He has claimed he was abducted by US agents in Saudi Arabia
* Then went to Iranian interests section of Pakistani embassy in Washington
* There he demanded to be sent back to Iran - and returned a 'hero'
* News will raise concerns for aid worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe
An Iranian nuclear scientist accused of giving information to the CIA in exchange for $5million has been executed, and his hanged body returned to his family.
Shahram Amiri was killed for 'revealing secrets to the enemy', Iranian officials have said.
The researcher went missing in 2009 after leaving for a pilgrimage to Mecca, but appeared in a video - apparently recorded in the U.S. - in which he claimed to have been put under pressure to 'reveal sensitive information' to the intelligence agency.
In interviews he has claimed he was drugged, put on a plane, and then kept under 'psychological pressure' at an undisclosed location in the U.S.
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