16 executions including 1 public hanging, 11 prisoners hanged in 1 day
HRANA News Agency – 16 prisoners have been hanged in different prisons while 15 others have been transferred to solitary confinements to be hanged during coming days.
According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), 11 prisoners have been hanged in Ghezel Hesar prison in Karaj on April 20.
The prisoners were from ward 2 of Ghezel Hesar prison and all were charged with drug trafficking.
11 other prisoners have been transferred to solitary confinements on May 8 to be hanged as well.
4 prisoners in Rajai Shahr Prison also have been taken to solitary confinements at the same day.
“They are probably going to be hanged on Saturday.” Said an informed source to HRANA
According to another report by IRNA, a prisoner was hanged on charge of murder in the prison of Semnan on May 5.
On May 7, 3 prisoners were hanged in the prison of Qom as well. According to the statement of the judiciary of Qom, 2 of these prisoners were charged with drug trafficking and the third one was executed on charge of murder.
ILNA News Agency reported a public hanging at the same day. The prisoner was charged with murdering a police officer and has been hanged in Alavi neighborhood of Saveh city in public.