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Iran: Prisoner Executed In Public


Iran Human Rights -  A prisoner who was charged with murdering seven members of his wife’s family was hanged in public in front of a crowd in Salmas.

According to a report by ISNA, on the morning of Thursday January 11, a prisoners was executed in public in Salmas. The prisoner was sentenced to public execution five times, 148 lashes, and 14 years in prison on the charge of murdering seven members of his wife’s family on May17, 2017.

“The prisoner was called Hossein Eskandarzadeh and he had been suffering from mental illness for years,” Told a close source to Iran Human Rights (IHR).

This is the first public execution in 2018.