Public Flogging in Orumiyeh: Two Persons Flogged for Alleged Drug Dealing
Western Azarbaijan Court House's Website
July 16, 2007
"According to the Police Headquarters of Azarbaijan Gharbi Province, following the judiciary order of the Islamic Revolutionary Public Prosecutor Office of Orumiyeh, two people were lashed in public based on two different cases. They were both active in purchasing and selling narcotics in Gajin and Nushinshahr villages. The rulings were carried out in public on July 8, 2007 and they were afterwards sent to prison."