IRAN: EIGHT PRISONERS INCLUDING TWO AFGHANS EXECUTED
April 18, 2018:
According to a close source, eight prisoners most of whom were charged with murder were executed on the morning at Rajai Shahr Prison. (Sources: Iran Human Rights, 19/04/2018)
One of the prisoners were identified as Akbar Eftekhari from ward 6, who had been in prison for 14 years on murder charges.
Five other prisoners were transferred to solitary confinement from different wards of the same prison.
The two other prisoners were Afghans transferred to Rajai Shahr Prison from Ghezel Hesar Prison in order to be executed.
An informed source told IHR, “Unusually strict security measures were taken for these executions to keep them secret.”