Four rapists publicly hanged

Oct 12, 2011, 14:54 IST | IANS

Iran publicly hanged four men convicted of rapes

Iran publicly hanged four men convicted of rapes

The men who were hanged in public in a park in Khomeini Shahr of Isfahan province were convicted of raping several women in a family party in June, the semi-official Mehr news agency reported.

Rape, along with some other crimes including drug trafficking, murder, adultery and armed robbery, is subject to death penalty in Iran, reported Xinhua.

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