IRAN: INMATE EXECUTED ON 'ENMITY AGAINST GOD' CHARGE
January 12, 2016: The Zanjan Prosecutor, Hassan Mozaffari, reported on the execution of a prisoner on a Moharebeh charge (commonly translated as "enmity against God") at Zanjan's central prison.Â
According to the report, a crowd of people watched as the prisoner, only identified as "H.S.", was hanged in the prison's vicinity.
According to Mozaffari, the prisoner was arrested in July 2014 after he and an accomplice, identified as A.A., allegedly committed rape, piracy, extortion, armed robbery, and torture and physical assault.Â
A.A. was reportedly hanged on rape charges on the morning of April 26, 2015. (Source: Iran Human Rights, January 13, 2016)