IRAN. FOUR DRUG TRAFFICKERS PUBLICLY HANGED
April 22, 2007: Iran recently hanged four men convicted of drug trafficking according to local media.
On April 19, Ghader Radsar was hanged in a prison in Zahedan, in the southeastern Sistan-Baluchestan province. He was convicted of carrying 12 kilos of heroin, a report in the hardline Kayhan newspaper said.
On April 21, Einollah G., 55, Abdolrahman N., 33, and Abolhasan Sh., 38, were hanged in public in Bandar Abbas, the capital of the Hormozgan province, according to the student ISNA news agency. Einollah G. was found guilty of smuggling 90 kilos of opium, Abdolrahman and Abolhasan were convicted of carrying four and five kilos of heroin respectively. (Sources: IranMania.com, 22/04/2007)