Friday , 23 July 2021

Man Hanged in Southern Iran for Rape Charges

Iran Human Rights (IHR) – A man was hanged for rape charges at Bandar Abbas prison Saturday.

According to Iranian Students News Agency (ISNA), a man hanged on Saturday, October 12, at the Iranian southern city of Bandar Abbas. He was arrested and sentenced to death for rape charges five years ago. 

Out of the 110 people who were executed in the first half of 2019, 13 were sentenced to death for rape charges.