Eleven Drug Dealers Hanged in Shiraz

HRANA News Agency – With the approval of Iran’s Attorney General, eleven convicted drug traffickers were hanged in Shiraz, Fars Province.

According to a report by the Public Relations of the Justice Department in Fars Province, eleven individuals were hanged in Adelabad Prison in Shiraz after the Attorney General approved the death sentences issued by the Revolutionary Courts in Shiraz, Abadeh, Darab and Nayreiz counties.

The Justice Department in Fars Province has released information indicating that these eleven individuals were charged with and convicted of possessing and transporting opium, heroin and morphine from 2008 through 2010.The Judiciary Amnesty Commission had previously rejected the defendants’ appeals for pardon.

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