Teen Age Execution
|The Supreme Court
has approved and upheld the execution sentence of 3
teenage boys. The boys who were aged between 15 and
16 years when they were charged are currently in the
Center for Reform and Education (Juvenile Prison)
until they turn 18 when they shall be executed.
The 3 boys are facing imminent execution along with another 5
teenagers who are also currently on death row.
The Iranian regime had also sentenced a 13-year-old girl to death by
stoning this week, however the regime’s state-run
news agency yesterday denied the sentencing saying
that the girl would have to face prison time
instead. The girl was accused of having an
incestuous relationship with her 15-year-old
brother. Both have denied the accusation. Her exact
fate remains unknown.
Last August the regime executed a 16 year-old-girl by the name of
Five more people executed in northern Iran
Tehran, Oct. 20 – Four men were hanged in the town of Sari in the northern province of Mazandaran on charges of armed violence. The men, identified only by their first names, Mohammad-Reza, Hamid-Reza, Hassan and Reza, were executed after the Supreme Islamic Court upheld the original judge’s verdict.
The chief prosecutor of Mazandaran province, Mohammad-Reza Foulad-Ameli, said the four men were part of a secret armed group. They were arrested after a year-long surveillance operation by the security forces, he said.
Another man was also hanged in the city of Qazvin. He was accused of murder.
Courts in Mazandaran Province have increased issuing death sentences for those accused of a variety of crimes.
Courtesy of IranFocus