Husband and wife hanged in central Iran prison    Tue. 5 Jul 2005


Iran Focus

Tehran, Iran, Jul. 05 An Iranian couple accused of murder were hanged today at dawn in the main prison in Isfahan (central Iran), according to a state-run daily.

The husband and wife had been found guilty of the murder of an engineer after a scuffle at his house in 1999, the
Iran daily wrote.

Iran has the highest annual rate of executions in proportion to its population.