Five Men and Two Women Executed in Birjand

Posted on: 21st April, 2016
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HRANA News Agency – Five men and two women were executed in connection with drug crimes in the central prison of Birjand on Thursday.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), seven prisoners who had been charged with drug related crimes were hanged in the central prison of Birjand in the early morning of Thursday 14th April.

Mohammad Niazi from Golestan province and Moheb Rahmati, are identified as two of those executed by HRANA so far. State media and relevant institutions have not released any information about these executions yet.

It is noteworthy that, three prisoners with drug related crimes and homicide also were hanged, in Rasht prison.

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