close
This ad will auto close in 10 seconds

Iran hangs five rapists in public

Five convicted rapists were Thursday hanged publicly in a park in Iran`s southwestern city of Yasouj, Xinhua reported.



Tehran: Five convicted rapists were Thursday hanged publicly in a park in Iran`s southwestern city of Yasouj, Xinhua reported.

Four of the convicts had raped a young woman after forcefully taking her away from her fiance, while the fifth man had raped another woman.

All of the executed men were under 30 years of age.

In Iran, criminals involved in drug trafficking, murder, adultery, rape and armed robbery are sentenced to the death penalty.
IANS

From Zee News

0 Comment - Join the Discussions

trending

photo gallery

video


WION FEATURES

Video: Suspected Kashmiri militants play cricket with AK47 as wicket

Nice, France: A year later, through the eyes of a Muslim

Top 5 inventions from Israel (Tech check)

Judaism, India's oldest foreign religion

Vegetarian beef farmer puts cows to pasture

Disabled dogs in Taiwan get hot new wheels