May 5, 2019, 3:31 PM
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Parents causing their kids' death to face jail, cash fines

Tehran, May 5, IRNA - The Iranian parliament has passed a bill that jails and fines the parents who fail to protect their children, leading to their injury or harm.

The bill was approved by 150 votes in favor, 18 against and 7 absentees during the parliament's session on Sunday.

According to the law, negligent parents who cause their kids’ injury or death could be fined up to $4.000 and jailed from two to five years.

The law comes after several children lost their lives due to their parents' negligence during the past years.

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