Iran Accuses UK Security Firm of Leaking Info for US Drone Strike That Killed Soleimani

Earlier, Iran’s top judge Ebrahim Raisi said that the US President was the “chief criminal” in the assassination case of Iranian anti-terror commander General Qasem Soleimani, killed in a drone strike on 3 January, adding that Donald Trump is by no means immune to punishment for the assassination.

UK-based multinational security services company G4S collaborated with American forces in the drone strike killing of Lieutenant General Qasem Soleimani on 3 January 2020 in Iraq, Tehran Prosecutor Ali Alqasi-Mehr said on Wednesday.

He was addressing a legal and judicial follow-up session pertaining to the assassination case of the commander of the Quds Force of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC).

Replying to previous reports claiming that the company, which has sent staff throughout various Middle East locations, was implicated in the killing, a spokesman for G4S was quoted by The Sun as dismissing the allegation as “completely unfounded”.

A US air base in Germany has also been implicated in the assassination, with the legal official saying that it had been in charge of directing the drone attack by providing information and flight data to the American forces.

The identification of those people, according to Alqasi-Mehr, was also on the agenda of the investigation.
Earlier in December, the head of the Iranian Judiciary’s High Council for Human Rights Ali Bagheri-Kani had requested that Germany cooperate with Tehran in its effort to determine the perpetrators…

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