Iranian girl Romina Ashrafi, 14, was found five days after leaving home and taken to a police station, from where her father brought her back home. Photo: TwitterIranian girl Romina Ashrafi, 14, was found five days after leaving home and taken to a police station, from where her father brought her back home. Photo: Twitter
Iranian girl Romina Ashrafi, 14, was found five days after leaving home and taken to a police station, from where her father brought her back home. Photo: Twitter

Outcry in Iran after father beheads girl, 14, with sickle for eloping

  • Romina Ashrafi’s death prompts President Hassan Rowhani to urge Cabinet to speed up harsher legislation against so-called honour killings
  • Under current law, Reza Ashrafi faces up to 10 years in jail for allegedly killing teen daughter, who had run away with 34-year-old man
Topic |   Iran
Iranian girl Romina Ashrafi, 14, was found five days after leaving home and taken to a police station, from where her father brought her back home. Photo: TwitterIranian girl Romina Ashrafi, 14, was found five days after leaving home and taken to a police station, from where her father brought her back home. Photo: Twitter
Iranian girl Romina Ashrafi, 14, was found five days after leaving home and taken to a police station, from where her father brought her back home. Photo: Twitter
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