IRAN: FOUR PRISONERS EXECUTED IN RASHT
February 25, 2015: Four prisoners have been hanged in the prison of Rasht during the past two days, reported the official Iranian media.
According to the official website of the Iranian Judiciary in Gilan Province, one prisoner identified as âMohammadreza Ranjbar Kermaniâ who was charged with trafficking of 195 kilograms of opium, selling 13700 grams of the narcotic substance crystal, and possession of 325 grams of heroin, was hanged in the prison of Rasht on February 23.
Three other men identified as âM.R.â (35), âA.Z.â (32) and âR. K.â (34) were hanged on February 24, in the same prison, reported the news website Lahijan, quoting the Judiciary office in Gilan.
All the three prisoners were charged with murder. No further details is given in the reports. (Sources: Iran Human Rights, 25/02/2015)