An eye for an eye: Iran's Supreme Court orders removal of man's eye

Man claims he unintentionally blinded other man in street fight.

By JPOST.COM STAFF
March 27, 2016 08:21
A patient goes through free eye surgery at the Phyo charity clinic in Yangon

A patient goes through free eye surgery at the Phyo charity clinic in Yangon. (photo credit: REUTERS)

Iran's Supreme Court has reportedly ordered removing the eye of a man who was accused of blinding another man during a street fight, according to the NGO Iran Human Rights.  

The date of implementation of the sentence on the 28-year-old man, only identified as Saman, has not been announced. 

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Iranian daily newspaper Shahrvand reported that Saman was 23-years-old during the fight with a 25-year-old. Saman claimed he unintentionally blinded the other man with a metal rod.  


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