Iranian authorities amputated a man's hand in Kermanshah

Dec. 16, 2008, 12:13 a.m.

Iran Human Rights, December 15: A man’s hand was amputated in the prison of Kermanshah today, reported the Iranian daily newspaper Quds.

The man who was not identified, was convicted of robbery, and sentenced to 6 months in prison and 30 lashes, besides amputation of his hand, according to the report.

Prosecutor of Kermanshah revolutionary court said tp the reporters that this is a warning to all who want to make the society unsafe.