Public flogging in Iran for drinking

Public flogging in Iran for drinking
29 December 2005

Three men were flogged in public in Iran by authorities in the southern city of Jahrom, a state-owned daily reported on Wednesday.

The three unnamed men were flogged 300 times for “drinking” and “unruly behaviour”, according to the daily Etemaad.

The sentence was carried out in the town’s Velayat Square in the presence of a number of judiciary officials.

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