4 males have been executed by hanging in Iran for gang-raping a lady in entrance of her husband who they tied up and made to observe the horrific scene.
The depraved assault came about whereas the couple had been climbing a mountain within the Khorasan Razavi province of Iran.
After an in depth police investigation, the lads, Ruhollah Javidi Rad, Mohammad Sayadi Baghansgani, Mohammad Hosseini and Mohammad Watandoost had been hanged on Monday, March 16 in line with Iranian media.
The rapists had been recognized by police and had been charged with the kidnapping and rape of a lady and with threats of violence in direction of a person.
The defendants had tied the person’s arms and ft collectively earlier than sexually attacking his spouse in entrance of him.
The Prison Court docket of Khorasan Razavi despatched the case to the Supreme Court docket the place the 4 males had been sentenced to loss of life by hanging in Mashhad Central Jail.
In Iran, it is a uncommon prevalence for males to be prosecuted over sexual crimes because the legal guidelines are usually structured to work in opposition to rape victims who usually face counter fees of adultery, indecency or immoral conduct after reporting a sexual assault.
Accused rapists are normally solely convicted with the testimony of 4 male witnesses, or a mixture of female and male witnesses.
Iran is one in all six nations on this planet to execute individuals discovered responsible of rape, and the Iranian regime executes extra individuals per capita than some other nation.
Greater than 250 executions had been carried out within the nation in 2019.