The chief justice of Golestan Province announced the execution of a prisoner accused of raping a 13-year-old girl in Gorgan.
“The prisoner raped a 13-year-old girl in a village in Gorgan last year after kidnapping her” Hadi Hashemian, head of the Golestan Judiciary, told reporters.
The judge issued the death sentence in less than six months, after considering the family’s request for a child case.
Turkmen-Sahra, a human rights activist on Tohra Telegram Channel reported that the verdict was executed in Gorgan Prison this morning, December 4th, 2018.
Iran, in proportion to population per capita, ranked first in the world in the execution of its citizens.