IRAN: TWO MEN HANGED IN MAZANDARAN
February 19, 2012: The Mazandaran Public and Revolutionary Prosecutor said that two rapists were executed in the cities of Sari and Tonekabon.
“According to the verdict issued by the 2nd branch of the province and its confirmation in one of the branches of the Supreme Court, two convicts were sentenced to death. The sentences were carried out at dawn today after the approval of the head of the Judiciary”, Hojatol Islam Asdollah Jafari said.
“Their requests for amnesty were brought up in the Judiciary but were not accepted”, he added. (Sources: mazandjudiciary.ir, 19/02/2012)