IRAN - 5 Men Executed for Murder in Rajai Shahr Prison
|IRAN - Rajai Shahr Prison (aka Gohardasht Central Prison)
February 23, 2022:
5 Men Executed for Murder in Rajai Shahr Prison.
According to Iran Human Rights, 5 men were executed in Rajai Shahr Prison (aka Gohardasht Central Prison) on the morning of February 23. All 5 men were sentenced for murder.
The identities of 2 of the men have been established as Hamed Azizi and Mehran Jafari.
Speaking to Iran Human Rights, an informed source said: “Hamed Azizi had killed someone in a fight over a girl. Mehran Jafari had killed his brother-in-law, and even though he had 2 children, his wife and her brother carried out the execution themselves.”
At the time of writing, none of their executions have been reported by domestic media in Iran.
https://www.ncr-iran.org/en/ncri-statements/statement-human-rights/iran-five-prisoners-hanged-en-masse-in-gohardasht-prison-in-karaj-eight-in-the-past-week/ (Source: IHR)