IRAN. MAN HANGED FOR MURDER, 'THUG' FLOGGED
April 23, 2006: an Iranian man convicted of murder was executed in a prison in Shiraz and a "thug" flogged near Tehran.
A report in Shargh daily said the murderer, who was not named, was hanged in the southern city's Adelabad prison. And in Karaj, a city close to Tehran, 31-year-old Javad A. was given 74 lashes in public for "inciting fear in people and assault using a knife", the official IRNA news agency reported. (Sources: IranMania, 23/04/2006)