Posted News: Wed, Nov 8th, 2017
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Iran: Four Prisoners Executed For Drug Offences

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MAF NEWS- Four prisoners were executed at Urmia Central Prison (Northwestern Iran) on drug related charges.


According to a close source, on the morning on Tuesday November 7, four prisoners were executed at Urmia Central Prison (Darya). The prisoners, who were sentenced to death on drug related charges, were transferred to solitary confinement from ward 15 yesterday.

The prisoners were identified as Asghar Ranjbar, Hedayat Shirzad, Hassan Bashoqi, and Ali Zare’

“The prisoners were sentenced to death on the charge of possessing 5 to 200 kilograms of heroin or meth,” said a close source to Iran Human Rights yesterday.