IRAN: TWO HANGED FOR DRUG TRAFFICKING, MURDER
September 22, 2011: two men have been hanged in Iran in the last days, media reported.
One prisoner was hanged on September 21 in Minab, in southern province of Hormozgan.
According to the state-run Iranian news agency Fars, the prisoner was identified as "A. G." and was convicted of smugling 6300 grams of crack.
The report didnât mention whether the execution took place in the prison or in public.
On September 20 one man was hanged publically in Tehran, reported the Iranian state media.
According to the official Iranian news agency IRNA, the man who was identified as Sajjad Jalili, was convicted of murdering Dr. Gholamreza Sarabi, a heart specialist, in September 2010.
According to the report, Sajjad Jalili told the reporters that he had no regrets for committing the murder.
He thought Sarabi had caused his mother's death.
The prisoner was hanged at 6 AM in the "Nabovat Square" of Tehran where the murder took place. (Sources: Iran Human Rights, 21/09/2011)