IRAN. ONE EXECUTION FOR DRUG SMUGGLING
August 24, 2013: One man charged of drug smuggling was hanged in the Iranian Ahvaz city prison of the Khuzestan province, Mehr news agency reported.
Iranian court has sentenced him to death by hanging due to carrying 11 kilograms of heroin.
It should be recalled that, Iran's Judiciary Chief Ayatollah Sadeq Amoli Larijani had approved the regional court's sentence. (Sources: http://en.trend.az/regions/iran/2182277.html, 24/08/2013)