IRAN - Mohammad Safari executed in Rajai Shahr Prison on November 24
November 24, 2021:
Mohammad Safari executed in Rajai Shahr Prison on November 24. For murder.
According to information obtained by Iran Human Rights, 35-year-old Mohammad Safari was executed in Rajai Shahr Prison on November 24. He was sentenced for murdering a street vendor named Ali Cheraghi. “Mohammad Safari worked as a municipal officer responsible for clearing paths. On 7 August 2014, he killed Ali Cheraghi who was collecting metal scraps in Tehran Pars,” an informed source told Iran Human Rights. Mohammad Safari was acquitted of murder but the case was sent for re-examination to Branch 10 of the Tehran Criminal Court at the request of the victim’s family, which sentenced him to qisas. According to the court ruling, he killed Ali Cheraghi by punching him in the temple. At the time of writing, his execution has not been reported by domestic media in Iran.
https://iranhr.net/en/articles/4989/ (Source: IHR)