Thursday , 21 September 2023

At Least Two Prisoners Hanged in North-Western Iran

Iran Human Rights  –  At least two prisoners were hanged at Urmia Central Prison on murder charges.

According to a close source, on the morning of Sunday, January 28, at least two prisoners were executed at Urmia Central Prison (Darya). The prisoners were sentenced to death on murder charges.

Moreover, another prisoner named Hamdollah Mohammadpour, who was scheduled to be executed on the same day, was able to win the consent of the plaintiff by paying four hundred million Tomans (nearly 88400 dollars) and returned to his cell.

According to Kurdistan Human Rights Network, the executed prisoners were identified as Mehran Behshad from ward 14 and Farhad Alba from ward 3-4.

According to some sources, the number of executions was more than two but it has not been confirmed yet.

The execution of these prisoners has not been announced by the state-run media so far.