IRAN: FOUR HANGED IN ZAHEDAN, RAJAI SHAHR
April 25, 2018:
Four prisoners were executed in Zahedan, Rajai Shahr. (Source: Iran Human Rights, April 25, 2018)
According to a close source, a prisoner who was sentenced to death on murder charges was executed at Zahedan Central Prison. He was identified as Reza Sheykh.
Baluch Activists Campaign wrote that the prisoner had been held in prison for seven years.
Habibollah Sarbazi, Baluch human Rights activist, told IHR, “Reza Sheykh was executed this morning. He was 40 from Zabol and had been kept in ward 3 of Zahedan Central Prison.”
Moreover, HRANA reported that Reza Sheykh was transferred to the solitary confinement on April 24.
The execution of this prisoner has not been announced by the state-run media so far.
According to a close source, at least three prisoners were hanged at Rajai Shahr Prison. The prisoners have not been identified so far.