IRAN: THREE PEOPLE HANGED IN AHVAZ
September 20, 2010: Three men were hanged in the Karoun prison of Ahvaz, southwest of Iran this morning, reported the state run Iranian news agency Fars.
According to the report that was quoting Ahvaz prosecutor office, two of the men, identified as "Gh. A." convicted of buying 1,24 kilos and keeping 985 grams of heroin, and "S. F." convicted of keeping and selling 146 grams of heroin, were sentenced to death by Abadanâs revolutionary court.
A third person identified as "Gh. J." was convicted of murder according to the report.
The charges were not confirmed by any independent sources. Age of none of those executed today was mentioned in the report. (Sources: Iran Human Rights, 20/09/2010)