Two Iranians sentenced to death for consuming alcohol
Azerbaijan, Baku, June 24 /Trend D.Khatinoglu/
Two residents of Iran's Khorasan province were sentenced to execution for consuming alcohol. They have sentenced to lash twice, because of consuming alcohol, but according to ISNA agency, they were arrested for third time charging on consuming alcohol and were sentenced to death at the court.
According to Iran Islamic law article 179 consuming alcohol for first and second times has eighty lashes punishment and in third time the person, who drinks alcohol get the execution sentence.
Iran ranges second in the war after China intems of execution number. Last year Iran executed more than 650 persons.