Tehran, Iran, Sep. 13 – A young man was
hanged in public in the southern town of Kazeroun,
in Fars Province, for a crime he had committed
when he was a minor, a state-run daily reported on Tuesday.
The unidentified man was 22 years old and from the village of Doost-Iran-Nodan. He had been found guilty of
rape in the year 2000 when he was 17 years of age, the daily Etemaad wrote.
He was hanged in public in Shohada Square at on Monday.