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Iran: Prisoner Executed for Rape

19 May 21
Iran: Prisoner Executed for Rape

Iran Human Rights (IHR); May 19, 2021: A prisoner sentenced to death on rape charges, has been executed in Mashhad Central Prison.

According to Khorasan newspaper, a man was executed in Mashhad Central Prison in the early hours of this morning. The 31-year-old prisoner only identified as Ghassem.B,  was arrested and sentenced to death for raping 14 boys and a 15 year old girl. 

Ghassem was arrested when he was identified after kidnapping a nine year old foreign citizen child (possibly an Afghani national). Five others were arrested with him but no information is available about their fate.

According to IMNA news agency, Ghassem. B was sentenced to death for the rape of the 15 year old girl.