Man hanged in Iranís southern port city    Wed. 27 Jul 2005


Iran Focus

Tehran, Iran, Jul. 27 Ė An Iranian man was hanged at dawn on Tuesday in a prison in the southern port city of Bandar Abbas, the state-run daily Aftab Yazd wrote today.

The man only identified as Farshid F. was convicted of murdering five drivers between the years 1998 to 2000 in an attempt to steal their belongings.

The paper reported that Farshid also known as Daryoush had been sentenced to receive 74 lashes as well.

The death sentence was carried out with the approval of
Iranís Supreme Court.