Four Individuals from Shiraz Hanged in Public


HRANA News Agency – Following multiple death sentences issued by court, four criminals were hanged in public on Thursday, May 26, 2011, at two different locations in the city of Shiraz.


According to a report by the Islamic Republic news Agency (IRNA), Hamid Ranjbar Islam Lu and Hamid Reza Baqeri Dahkare were hanged in Kozegari Square in Shiraz.  Leaflets distributed during the event indicated that these two individuals participated in armed robbery, kidnapping, rape, intentional damage to property, drinking alcohol, assult and illicit relationships.


Additionally, Masoud Dehqan and Mehdi Alipour who were charged with rape were hanged in the town of Golestan in Shiraz.