IRAN: MAN HANGED AT ARDABIL CENTRAL PRISON ON MURDER CHARGES
May 16, 2018:
According to a close source, on the morning a prisoner was hanged at Ardabil Central Prison on murder charges. (Source: Iran Human Rights, May 19, 2018)
The prisoner, named Babak Rezaei, was sentenced to death and 10 years in prison on the charge of murder during an armed robbery.
The robbery took place in October 2012.
According to a report by Tasnim news agency quoting the Public and Revolutionary Prosecutor of Ardabil, Naser Atabati, “The defendant was 41 years old and he committed armed robbery and murder with his accomplice.”