Iran: Three men on verge of execution after 14 years of prison

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Three young men, charged with murder and robbery 14 years ago will soon go to the gallows, According to the state-run Sharg daily.

They have been identified as Nima, Farzad, Mansour and Mahmoud. The defendants were put to trial and the victim’s family requested retribution for them. They were also sentenced to 10 years of prison and 74 lashes.  The verdict was sent to the Supreme Court after the defense objected the ruling. The Supreme Court judges upheld the sentence bringing the three defendants steps away from the gallows. The fourth convict was also sentenced to imprisonment for robbery.

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