IRAN: FOUR PRISONERS HANGED
February 17, 2014: According to the state run Mehr news agency two prisoners were hanged in the prison of Noshahr (northern Iran). The Â prisoners were identified as âJ. M.â and âM. A.â both convicted of murder in two different cases, said the report.
On February 17 Mehr reported about the execution of two prisoners in the prison of Zanjan (north-west of Tehran). The prisoners were identified as âS. B.â charged with participation in buying and trafficking of 2190 grams of heroin, and âM. R.â charged with trafficking of 1905 grams of heroin said the report. The prisoners were sentenced to death by branch 1 of the Revolutionary Court of Zanjan. (Sources: Iran Human Rights, 17/02/2014)