Bakhash-Ali Askari Hanged While Children Watched

HRANA News Agency – This morning, Wednesday, October 26, 2011, Bakhash-Ali Askari was hanged in public in Qarchak, Tehran Province, while the young and the old watched.Bakhash-Ali Askari was convicted of murder and rape.

Released pictures by the state media clearly depict that the authorities enforce no age limits on the audience watching another human being hanged.

According to a report by Fars News Agency, after the court order was read, Bakhash-Ali Askari was hanged early this morning in Qarchak.He was convicted of two counts of murder and one count of rape and sentenced to death for each charge.The Supreme Court reviewed and upheld these sentences in less than a month.

The pictures of this public hanging have been released here.

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