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Flogging before Execution in Mashhad Central Prison: Sajad A. T. Given 80 Lashes on Charge of "Alcohol Consumption"

Khorasan Newspaper
May 22, 2021
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ABC Summary:

Khorasan Newspaper (May 22, 2021) reported the execution of Mr. Sajad A. T. on charge of homicide on May 19, 2021, at the age of 25, in Mashhad Central Prison. In the same case, this defendant had been sentenced at the age of 22 to 80 lashes on charge of alcohol consumption, as well as a year and dieh payments for intentionally wounding a person with a knife (Khorasan News, April 15, 2021). The verdict was issued by Branch 6 of Criminal Court One of Razavi Khorasan Province and upheld by the Supereme Court (Khorasan Newspaper, May 22, 2021).