INTERNATIONAL: Iranian judge tells man: ‘If you’re innocent you’ll go to heaven after you’re hanged’

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INTERNATIONAL: Iranian judge tells man: ‘If you’re innocent you’ll go to heaven after you’re hanged’

reza-hosseiniINDEPENDENT (UK) – An Iranian judge has reportedly said to a man he sentenced to death: “If you’re innocent you’ll go to heaven after you’re hanged”.

Reza Hosseini. from Koohdasht, was one of four people executed on 3 May in northern Iran over drugs related charges.

His execution followed a trial that allegedly only lasted two minutes before he was found guilty and sentenced to death at Ghezel Hesar Prison.

The 34-year-old reportedly insisted he was innocent throughout the trial to which Judge Tayerani then told him that, if this was the case, he would go to heaven after being executed, HRANA news agency reports.

In a will seen by Iran Human Rights (IHR), Hosseini insisted he was innocent and made reference to the comments made by the judge.

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  1. if he is Innocent and will go to heaven according to the judge,....where will the judge go for murder?.

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  2. St. Lucia is much worse. I mean the guy was speedily brought to trial, but we have people in jail for years who have never had their day in Court. Which one you figure is worst, going to heaven or languishing in prison indefinitely?

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