IRAN. HANGED FOR MURDER
April 20, 2005: an Iranian convicted of murdering a soldier during an armed robbery has been publicyĀ hangedĀ in Saravan, in the southeastern province of Sistan-Baluchestan, Jam-e-Jam daily reported.
The man, identified as Khodabakhsh Bijarzehi, had a record of carrying out armed robberies in the region, the report said without specifying if the execution was carried out in public or in prison. (Sources: Afp, 21/04/2005)