Iran hangs man in public square    Thu. 14 Jul 2005


Iran Focus

Tehran, Iran, Jul. 14 – A young Iranian man was hanged in public in the town of Poldokhtar, in Lorestan province (western Iran), yesterday for killing a security officer in Iran’s State Security Forces, according to a state-run daily.

The hard-line daily Kayhan wrote today that 20-year-old Ali Saffarpour Rajabi was publicly hanged in
Bassij Square after a court found him guilty of murdering Hamid Enshadi in Poldokhtar.

Saffarpour was hanged at dawn in the presence of judicial officials and officials from the ideological-political bureau of the State Security Forces and local SSF commanders, the paper added.

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