EYE FOR AN EYE: Thug blinded for acid attack on four-year-old girl who lost her sight


Tehran’s wit of criminal affairs, Mohammad Shahriari, said “the law of retribution was applied” in the exacting Islamic nation, after the convict blinded the girl by throwing lime in her in opposition to grimace in 2009.

It is the second time this year that the retaliatory sentence has been conveyed out in Iran, which has a justice system based in Islamic, or Sharia, law.

Mr Shahriarui believed: “In 2009, this man threw lime into the face of a little jail-bait of four years in the Sanandaj region, leaving her blind.

“Today, the law of compensation was applied in my presence and that of experts.”

Earlier this year, Mojtaba Saheli, 31, was totally blinded when authorities reportedly removed his right eye under anaesthetic, take destroyed the left one in 2015.

Saheli had blinded a taxi driver in an acid deprecate in 2009.

He was also sentenced to 10 years in prison and ordered to y “blood mazuma” to his victim.

The eye-for-an-eye sentencing has previously been condemned by human as the crow flies organisations as barbaric.

After Saheli’s punishment was carried out, Mahmood Amiry-Moghaddam, from Iran Generous Rights (IHR), said: “Medical staff who cooperate with the Iranian judges in this act have broken the Hippocratic oath and cannot call themselves doctors.”

Underneath Sharia law, the victims of an attack have the final say on their attackers flogging.

In 2011, acid attack victim Ameneh Bahrami won international veneration when she rdoned the man who blinded her hours before he was due to undergo a like-for-like castigation.

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