Posted by: bahareiran | October 8, 2010

Man sentenced to finger amputation for ‘picking pockets’

After a criminal record was filed for a thief in the fourth branch of the Public and Revolutionary Court in Qazvin, the Qazvin Prosecutor, Sadeqi Niaraki, issued a bill of indictment requesting that the maximum punishment (finger amputation) be carried out for this man.

Notably, the above mentioned convict is 42 years old, illiterate and married and has had previous criminal experience (picking pockets) and his case was referred to the Public and Criminal Court in Qazvin with the bill of indictment for finger amputation. (Qazvin Province Information Network [state-run] – Oct. 5, 2010)


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