Friday , 18 September 2020

Last Week’s Execution Confirmed by Iranian Media

Iran Human Rights –  Eight prisoners were executed at Rajai Shahr Prison last week. Some Iranian media confirmed one of the executions after six days.

According to Rokna, a prisoner who was sentenced to death on rape charges was executed at Rajai Shahr Prison a few days ago.

The prisoner, identified as Farhad, was charged with “raping six women and girls, kidnapping 15 people, robbery, and assault”. The prisoner was charged with the abovementioned offenses in 2015.

IHR had earlier reported the execution of eight prisoners at Rajai Shahr Prison on Wednesday, April 18. The execution of the other seven prisoners has not been announced by the state-run media so far.

Azim Fathi, Akbar Eftekhari, and Mohammad Saleh Dolatabadi are three of the executed prisoners whose execution was reported by IHR. The prisoners were executed on murder charges.