IRAN: TWO PRISONERS HANGED AT ZANJAN CENRAL PRISON
July 25, 2017:
According to close sources, two prisoners were executed on the morning at Zanjan Central Prison on drug related charges. (Sources: Iran Human Rights, JULY 26, 2017)
The prisoners have been identified as Jalil Dadyarvand and Mohammad Ali Yari. "Jalil Dadyarvad was married and was the father of a three-year old child. He was sentenced to death on the charge of three kilograms of crack," an informed source tells Iran Human Rights. "Mohammad Ali Yari was arrested in 2013 on the charge of trafficking two kilograms and 100 grams of crystal meth and one kilogram and 900 grams of opium. Despite his insistence that he had nothing to do with the drugs, he was sentenced to death. The drugs belonged to an individual who was executed in 2015," says the informed source.