A Prisoner Hanged in Shahr-e Kord, Iran

HRANA News Agency – a prisoner convicted of rape was hanged in Shahr-e Kord Central Prison.

According to a report by Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), quoted from IRIB News, local judiciary authority in Shahr-e Kord informed a prisoner convicted of raping a 21 male citizen was hanged on Sunday, January 13, 2013.

Ahmad Bahrami said: “the person who was hanged and his friends kidnapped a 21 years old boy and raped him while video tapped it by mobile.”

“Pardon and Forgiving Committee rejected the pardon requests for them two times. one of them was sentenced to death and others 100 lashes in public.” He added.

There have been hanged 6 prisoners convicted of rape since the first of this year (Persian calendar) in Chahar Mahal-o Bakhtiari Province.

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