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12/2/04

Armed robber publicly hanged in southeastern Iran

Saravan, Dec 2, IRNA -- An armed robber, convicted of murder and holding illegal fire arms, has been publicly hanged in the town of Saravan in the southeastern Iranian province of Sistan and Baluchestan.

Ababakr Razi was executed at Zaboli region of Saravan Wednesday after being found guilty of murdering a man as well as keeping fire arms and creating terror and insecurity in the region.

A local revolutionary tribunal found him as 'mohareb' or someone who wages a war against God and 'mofsed fel arz' or the source of corruption on the Earth, both punishable by death according to the sharia law.

The execution was carried after the death sentence was upheld by the state supreme court.

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