IRAN: TWO PRISONERS HANGED FOR MURDER IN KARAJ
May 29, 2013: According to the Iranian daily newspaper "Javan" two prisoners were hanged in the Rajai Shahr Prison of Karaj (west of Tehran).
One of the prisoners was identified as "Alireza" convicted of pouring acid on the face of his stepfather in 2005. The stepfather died few days later as a result of the injuries. The report didn‚Äôt mention Alireza‚Äôs age at the time of committing the alleged offence.
The other prisoner who was an Afghan citizen identified as "Mohammad", was convicted of murdering an old couple and stealing their jewelery, said the report. (Sources: Iran Human Rights, 30/05/2013)