IRAN: LASHED, HANGED IN PRISON
September 16, 2010: One man was hanged in the Khoran prison of Varamin, Iran, reported the Iranian state broadcasting.
The man who was identified as Amin (25) was convicted of kidnap and rape or attempt to rap in several different cases according to the report.
The local court has sentenced him to twice hanging, 25 years in prison and 173 lashes, and the sentence was approved by the Supreme Court.
According to the reports Amin was scheduled to be hanged in public, but due to the security reasons the prosecutor decided to carry out the execution inside the prison.
In the morning Amin was hanged after being lashed 173 times in the prison of Varamin, said the report. (Sources: Iran Human Rights, 17/09/2010)