Posted by: bahareiran | December 25, 2010

Man flogged 80 times in public for drinking alcohol

The flogging sentence of a person charged with drinking alcohol was carried out in public in the town of Ramshir in the province of Khuzestan.

According to reports, the flogging sentence for M.A which was issued by the Public Penal Court on charges of drinking alcohol was carried out on December 18 in the Farmandari Square in public in Ramshir.

He was arrested in an operation by security forces to clear out the unclean regions of Ramshir and was sentenced to 80 lashes. (ISNA state-run News Agency – Dec. 22, 2010)

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