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

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.

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