Nine Inmates Executed in Zanjan, Birjand, and Zahedan Prisons.

Eight Inmates Executed in Zanjan, Birjand, and Zahedan Prisons.

Nine inmates have been executed in Zanjan, Birjand, and Zahedan Prisons.

According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, quoting Haal Vsh, on September 10, 2022, the Zahedan Prison officials executed five inmates, including a woman. 

Four of the inmates have been identified as Khaled Raisi, 38, Amrollah Basij, 27, Abdolnasir She Bakhsh, 42, and Hooshang Kurd, 27. All have been convicted of murder. The female prisoner is still unidentified. 

Haal Vsh also reported the execution of an inmate identified as Mansoor Barahooie in Birjand Prison. Birjand Revolutionary Court sentenced Barahooie to death on drug-related charges in 2019.

On September 11, Iran Human Rights Organization further reported the execution of two inmates identified as Mehdi Aghoosh, 30, and Hassan Aghamohammadi, 27, in Zanjan and Isfahan Prisons, both convicted of murder. Four years ago, Aghoosh was accused and convicted of killing a man in a group fight. Aghamohammadi was convicted of murder three years ago.

Iran Human Rights Organization has additionally reported that an inmate identified as Ahmad Panahi Khanghah, 40, convicted of murder was executed in Ardabil Prison.

These executions have not been reported by official sources and media outlets inside Iran so far.

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