IRAN: FIVE MEN HANGED FOR DRUG TRAFFICKING
January 30, 2013: Five prisoners were executed in the prison of Kerman (Southeastern Iran) in the morning, reported the state run Iranian media.
According to the Fars news agency, the five prisoners were identified as "Allahnazar Sh.", "Rahmatollah Sh.", "Abdollah Sh.", "Saleh H.", and "Nematollah Sh." convicted of participation in armed trafficking of 53 kilograms and 250 grams of opium, and sentenced to death by the Revolutionary Court in Kerman.
The charges have not been confirmed by independent sources. (Sources: Iran Human Rights, 31/01/2013)