IRAN: JUVENILE OFFENDER SEYYED-DANIAL ZEINOLABEDIN SENTENCED TO DEATH

Seyed Danial ZeinolAbedini

06 December 2018 :

Seyed Danial ZeinolAbedini is a juvenile offender whose death sentence has been upheld by the Supreme Court and is scheduled for execution, Iran Human Rights reported on 1 December 2018.
According to the IHR sources, Seyyed-Danial Zeinolabedin was born on August 9, 2000. He committed a murder on September 22, 2017. This means he is sentenced to death for a crime committed under the age of 18.
Under Article 91 of the Islamic Penal Code which was added to the law 5 years ago, judges are allowed to issue alternative verdicts for the minors. The juvenile offenders whom a judge considers not mature enough to realize the nature of the crime committed can face prison terms.

 

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