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Serial killer hanged in Iran

Saturday November 13, 2010 03:16:35 PM, DPA

Tehran: A serial killer who murdered 16 women was hanged Saturday in south-western Iran, Fars news agency reported.

The man, identified as Farid B, killed the women from 2004 to 2008. He was hanged in a prison in the city of Ahvaz after his death verdict was confirmed by the Supreme Court.

Murder, rape, armed robbery and drug trafficking of quantities in excess of five kilograms are among the crimes punishable by death in Iran.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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