Friday , 23 July 2021

Iran: Two Men Hanged in Southern Iran

Iran Human Rights (IHR) – Two prisoners were executed at the central prison of the southern Iranian city of Bandar Abbas on November 12.

According to Iran Human Rights sources, prisoners Jassem Heidari, 29, and Jamshid Torkashvand were executed for murder charges on Tuesday, November 12, 2019, at Bandar Abbas Central Prison.

“Jassem and Jamshid were in prison for three and four years respectively,” a well-informed source told IHR, “they were both sentenced to death for murder charges.”

Out of the 110 people who were executed in the first half of 2019, 83 were sentenced to qisas (retribution in-kind) for murder.