IRAN: PRISONER HANGED AT QAZVIN PRISON
December 12, 2018:
According to Iranian media outlets reports, an unnamed prisoner was hanged on the rape charges on the morning of 9 December 2018 at Qazvin Central Prison. (Sources: IHR, 10/12/2018)
According to the Qazvin chief prosecutor, Mohammad Qasemi, there are 5 defendants in the case and the first defendant was sentenced to death for rape and robbery. “The rest of the defendants were sentenced to flogging and long-term prison terms,” Qasemi said.