Two Iranian women hanged for murder
Two Iranian women have been executed for taking part in the murder of a friend's husband, while the wife behind the plot escaped with a light prison term, according to the Etemad newspaper.
In its Tuesday edition, the paper reported that Zahra Baghshirin and Farahnaz Yuly were hanged on Sunday in a prison in Gachsaran in southwestern Iran.
The two were found guilty of assisting a friend get rid of her husband by stabbing him in the back and beating him with batons. Another woman who participated in the murder received a 15-year prison term.
However, the wife of the murder victim, who had enrolled her friends to commit the killing, escaped with a three-year jail term given that she was not present at the scene of the crime. (Albawaba.com)
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