Tuesday , 7 December 2021

Iran: Prisoner Hanged on Murder Charges in Bandar Abbas & Tabriz Central Prisons

Iran Human Rights – A prisoner identified as Koroush Langroudi was reportedly hanged at Bandar Abbas Central & Tabriz Prisons on murder charges.


According to close sources, the execution was carried out on Tuesday May 9 and the prisoner was 36 years old at the time of his death.

Iranian official sources, including the Judiciary and the media, have not announced this execution.

Recently in Bandar Abbas Central Prison, the death sentences of eleven prisoners with drug related charges were commuted to life in prison. However, there are still about nine prisoners in this prison who are in danger of execution for drug related charges.

A prisoner identified as Davoud Fateminasb was reportedly hanged at Tabriz Central Prison on murder charges.

According to a report by the Kurdistan Human Rights Network, the execution was carried out on Tuesday May 9 and the prisoner had been arrested three years ago on murder charges. The prisoner was reportedly sent for execution two months ago, but his death penalty sentence was suspended last minute.

Iranian official sources, including the Judiciary and the media, have not announced this execution.

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