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Commenting on the terror leader's execution, Rigi tribe chief Bashir Rigi said Abdolmalek's hanging proves that Tehran would not allow anybody to use country's soil for terror activities.
"I do confess that we had a perverted motive," Rigi told the
Iranian state Press TV also accused Rigi of drug dealing, murder and armed robbery.
Rigi has said in the past that Jundollah did not seek to break away from Iran but that violence was necessary to draw attention to alleged discrimination.
"The delegation will ask for him (Rigi) to be handed over," Jafari was quoted as saying by ISNA news agency.
But Hamidi told radio state the execution of Abdolhamid Rigi had been put off on the request of an intelligence official seeking "necessary information" from him for a related case.
The Rigi's sports and holiday region, which covers about 90 square km, is car free, with access only by cablecar or cog wheel railway, so it's safe for children.
"The public hearing of 10 associates of Abdolmalek Rigi, the ringleader of the terrorist Jundallah group, began a few minutes ago at a court in Sistan-Baluchestan (province)," ISNA quoted provincial judiciary head Ebrahim Hamidi as saying.
The president also said he had "concrete evidence" that "at least three countries" backed Rigi's terrorism.
Rigi had claimed in interviews in the past that the group does not seek to break away from Iran but that violence is necessary to draw attention to discrimination.
He said that it may be recalled that terrorists group of Abdul Malik Rigi had carried out several terrorists activities in Irans Sistan-Balochistan province in March 2006, killing many innocent citizens.
Summary: Iran will hang 14 members of a Sunni rebel group in public on Tuesday, including a brother of its leader Abdolmalek Rigi, amid arrests of members of the main opposition group over the post election