3 Afghan and 1 Iranian Prisoner Hanged in Zahedan Prison
HRANA News Agency – Four prisoners, including three Afghan citizens convicted of drug-related crimes were executed in Zahedan prison.
According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), on Saturday 7th of March, four prisoners convicted of drug-related crimes were hanged in the central prison of Zahedan. The executed Afghan citizens were identified as Seyed Alam Uzbek (26), Nasimullah Uzbek (25) and Sultan Uzbek (30 years old) and the fourth Iranian prisoner was Khaleghdaad Gomshadzehi (60 years old).
It should be mentioned that, Seyed Alam Uzbek had become a keeper of Holy Quran by the prison’s authorities’ encouragement, while he was in prison, and the authorities promised to reduce his death sentence because of that, but they did not keep their promise and he was executed along with other prisoners.