Woman could be hanged within days for killing her abusive husband

Woman could be hanged within days for killing her abusive husband
 

A 22-year-old woman could be hanged in two days for allegedly killing her abusive husband when she was just 17.
Zeinab Sekaanvand Lokran was sentenced to death in 2014 in Iran under the country’s ‘qesas’ law – ‘retribution in kind’ – over the death of her husband Hossein Sarmadi, whom she had married at the age of 15.
Child bride forced into marriage every 7 seconds Her execution was put off because she remarried another inmate and fell pregnant in 2015. Under Iranian law, pregnant women cannot be executed.
However, she recently gave birth to a stillborn baby – which was apparently a result... read more

 
11 October 2016 in Hot News, Views: 30
Source: Metro
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