Posted by: bahareiran | August 10, 2011

Iran publicly flogs man for illegitimate relationship


The flogging sentence of a person charged with having an illegitimate relationship was carried out in public in the town of Masjid Soleiman in Khuzestan Province.

GH. M was sentenced to 90 lashes on charges of having an illegitimate relationship and his sentence was carried out on Tuesday evening in the Central City area of Masjid Soleiman.

According to the Public Relations Office of the Khuzestan Judiciary, this sentence was issued by the Public Masjid Soleiman Penal Court in line with implementing justice and the rule of law. (ISNA state-run News Agency – Jul. 20, 2011)


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