NewsSpecial WireIran media reports five hangings

Iran media reports five hangings


Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Jun. 14 – Three men were hanged in the southern city of Kerman, the state-run news agency ISNA reported on Wednesday. Iran Focus

Tehran, Iran, Jun. 14 – Three men were hanged in the southern city of Kerman, the state-run news agency ISNA reported on Wednesday.

The sentences were carried out at dawn on Tuesday. The men were accused of kidnapping and rape.

Separately, ISNA reported that Iranian authorities hanged two men in the restive province of Sistan-va-Baluchistan, south-east Iran.

The pair were identified as Saeed A. and Nasser Sh.

The official news agency IRNA reported earlier that they were hanged in the city of Zahedan so that “divine punishment” could be administered and in order to create “lasting security” in the region, the provincial justice department announced in a statement.

They were accused of kidnapping and hostage taking.

Iran has witnessed escalating unrest in recent months in areas populated by Baluchis, who complain of discriminatory and repressive policies by the theocratic regime.

A Baluchi group opposed to the government of Iran calling itself Jondollah has claimed responsibility for a string of armed attacks on government officials including an ambush in March on a government convoy, which left twenty-two security and provincial officials dead and at least seven, including the governor of the city of Zahedan, critically wounded.

Latest news

Children Fall Victim to Iran’s Middle Age Law

In the first half of this year, 791 babies were born in Iran to mothers who are themselves children...

Iran’s Government Unable To Compensate Investment Backwardness Even in Two Decades

What has been reported by the Iranian government’s statistical institutions speaks about the government’s failure to attract foreign countries...

Eradication of Poverty in Iran Has Become Impossible

In recent years, the growing inflation in the country has led to the spread of poverty in Iran, so...

Iranian Regime Unprepared and Unable To Deal With Aftermath of Major Earthquakes in Iran

As the world acknowledged the International Day for Natural Disaster Reduction on October 13, while other countries have been...

Iran’s Official to People: Our Properties Are Not Your Business

Corruption in Iran is institutional. One of the main aspects of this issue is the transparency over the sale...

Protests in Iran and Abroad for Raisi To Be Held Accountable for His Crimes

Ahead of the COP26 United Nations Climate Change Conference next month, the spokesperson for the Iranian regime’s Foreign Ministry...

Must read

The Netherlands: Heroin shipped from Iran seized

New York Times: Nearly 1,700 pounds of heroin was smuggled...

Attorney says man innocent in Iran software case

AP: A defense attorney conceded Tuesday that his engineer...

You might also likeRELATED
Recommended to you