MAN EXECUTED IN WESTERN IRAN OVER MURDER CHARGES
September 26, 2017:
According to IRIB News Agency, on the morning of September 26 the execution of a prisoner who was charged with murder was carried out at Yasuj Central Prison. (Sources: Iran Human Rights, 28/09/2017)
The prisoner was identified as M., 27 years old, who had run over a person with his car over a tribal dispute.
The chief of police of Choram County said, “After the execution was implemented by the judicial authorities of the province, some members of the murderer’s clan tried to cause chaos which was averted by the police and the security forces”.
Rahimi added, “Currently the tension in the city has calmed down and law enforcement forces are sent to the main areas of the city”.