IRAN: TWO MEN PUBLICLY HANGED IN MASHHAD
July 22, 2018:
Two prisoners convicted of murder were publicly hanged in Mashhad, capital of the northeastern Iranian province of Razavi Khorasan, the state-run ISNA news agency reported. (Sources: Iran HRM, 22/07/2018)
Judge Hassan Heidari, Deputy Prosecutor General of the province, announced the news as cited by the state media. He said, the State Security forces quickly arrested the killers and the Judiciary was quick in carrying out the proceedings.
The prisoners who were not identified by name, were a 41-year-old fruit seller and a 27-year-old man.