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One Person’s Story

Mohammad Lak


Nationality: Afghanistan
Religion: Unknown
Civil Status: Unknown


Date of Killing: October 16, 2000
Location of Killing: Qom, Markazi Province, Iran
Mode of Killing: Hanging

About this Case

News of the execution of Mr. Mohammad Lak was published in the Ettela’at newspaper on October 17, 2000, quoting the Islamic Republic News Agency.       


Arrest and Detention


There is no specific information on Mr. Lak’s arrest and detention.




Mr. Lak was tried at the Branch Seven of the Qom Courthouse .  No information is available on his trial.




The charge against Mr. Lak was announced as "kidnapping a three-year-old Afghan girl." The newspaper did not report any other information about the charge.        


Evidence of Guilt


The report of this execution does not contain information regarding the evidence provided against Mr. Lak.




No information is available on Lak's defense.    




The court condemned Mr. Mohammad Lak to death, and the ruling was confirmed by Branch 27 of the Supreme Court. He was hanged in public at Shah-Seyed’ali quarter in Qom on October 16, 2000.


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