Stop Fundamentalism – An Iranian dissident website, Hambastegimeli.com, revealed information from internal Iranian sources about the identity of the second perpetrator of the assassination plot in Washington, today.
According to the website, General Gholam Shakuri is an Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corps commander assigned to Quds forces. His complete name is “Behnam Gholam Shakuri” born in the city of Hamedan. He currently carries a rank of General in IRGC.
Shakuri joined the Revolutionary Guards after the Iranian revolution in 1979, when Ayatollah Khomeini ousted Mohammad Reza Shah’s regime. He fought in the Iran-Iraq war and was one of the elements of torture and crackdown on the Iranian opposition during the 1980s and participated in the 1988 massacre of political prisoners in that country.