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Afghan hanged in Iran for crime committed as minor

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Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Dec. 12 – Monday’s edition of the state-run daily Hamshahri carried the photo of a young Afghan who was hanged in public on Saturday for a crime he was alleged to have committed as a minor.
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Tehran, Iran, Dec. 12 – Monday’s edition of the state-run daily Hamshahri carried the photo of a young Afghan who was hanged in public on Saturday for a crime he was alleged to have committed as a minor.

Rostam Tajik, 20, was hanged in a public park in the central Iranian city of Isfahan, the state-run news agency reported on Saturday. The sentence was carried out in the presence of judicial officials.

Tajik was sentenced to death for the murder of a woman on May 13, 2001, when he was 16 years old.

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