Iran: Man hanged while wife is sentenced to flogging and prison

The Zanjan Public and Revolutionary Prosecutor said that a man identified by his initials as M.M was hanged on August 7, 2017, according to the state-run Mehr news agency.
“The death sentence for this man charged with murder was carried out on Monday in the courtyard of the Central Zanjan Prison with the presence of the victim’s family”, Hassan Mozafari said.
Regarding the convict’s wife, who was identified by her initials as A.M, he said that she was charged with assistance in murder and having an illegitimate relationship and was sentenced to 20 years of prison and 99 lashes.

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