HRANA News Agency – A 38-year-old prisoner, who had been sentenced to death, ended his life with suicide in the prison of Zahedan.
According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Omid Naroui, a prisoner who was sentenced to death and had been imprisoned since 2006, hanged himself in Zahedan prison on Thursday, 17th December.
No information has been achieved so far about the possible medical records and reasons for suicide by Mr. Naroui, but the prison authorities told his family that it was better to announce the cause of the death as a heart attack.
Omid Naroui, 38, was arrested in 2006 on charge of drug trafficking and was sentenced to death and for about 10 years before his suicide, he had been imprisoned.
According to HRANA’s sources, this prisoner’s father, Hussein Naroui, was executed in 1992 on similar charges.