Tehran, Iran, Jul. 07 – A man was publicly
hanged at dawn on Tuesday in the town of Salmas, northwest Iran, accused of rape, according to a
The daily Sharq identified the man by only his
first name, Hajan, and said that he was from a
village called Mafanjouq. He was hanged in public
at Kargar Square in Salmas.
In a separate development yesterday, three men accused of armed robbery were
hanged in public in the north-eastern Iranian city of Mashad, the state-run news agency
The three, identified as Ali Adelzadeh, Arash Gholamian-Khorrasani, and
Davoud Daliran, were
accused of robbery.
Also a couple from the central Iranian city of Isfahan, accused of murder, were hanged
in prison at dawn on Tuesday