Two men hanged in Iran
Azerbaijan, Baku, Oct. 5 / Trend, N. Umid, S. Isayev
Two people were hanged in the Iranian northern city of Babol today morning, Fars news agency reported.
According to the report, the Iranian court has sentenced them to death penalty by hanging due to murder charges.
The sentenced men have been sentenced due to killing 4 members of a family including two kids in Babol city in 2010.
It should be noted that the father of the victims participated in executing the two convictees.
Murder, rape, armed robbery and the trafficking of drugs in quantities in excess of five kilograms are among crimes punishable by death penalty in Iran.
Iran ranks second, after China, in terms of the number of executions in the world. During the last 6 months, more than 150 people were hanged in Iran in total.