IRAN: PRISONER HANGED FOR DRUG TRAFFICKING
December 17, 2012: One prisoner was hanged in Kashan (central Iran) today, reported the Iranian state media.
The Iranian state broadcasting reported a prisoner convicted of smuggling and trafficking narcotics was hanged in Kashan prison early this morning. Quoting the deputy commander of the Isfahan security forces "Karmi", the report said: "The prisoner was arrested in 2009 and charged with possessing and selling 681 grams of crack".
The prisoner was not identified by name in the report. (Sources: Iran Human Rights, 17/12/2012)