Death of a Wag: Storyville

Death of a Wag: Storyville

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Summary

Documentary following the trial of Shahla Jaled, an Iranian woman accused of killing the wife of her lover Nasser Mohammad Kahni, one of the country's footballing heroes, in 2002. Despite confessing to the crime while in police custody, the defendant put up a rigorous defence in an effort to save herself from the death penalty, including an extraordinary confrontation with the judge. Previously shown on BBC4.

Cast & Crew

Director Mahnaz Afzali
Series Editor Nick Fraser

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