Nine Inmates Executed in Rajai Shahr, Gonbad-e Kavus, and Bandar Abbas

On September 7, 2022, Rajai Shahr Prison officials executed seven inmates who were previously convicted of murder.

According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, on September 7, 2022, seven inmates were executed in Rajai Shahr Prison in Karaj.

HRANA has identified three out of the seven inmates as Khosro Noorbakhsh, Mohammad Arab, and Abolfazl Shahi.

On that day, in Gonbad-e Kavus, Golestan Province, an inmate identified as Ghafoor Nejat Pour, age 22, was executed. He was convicted of murder.

Haal Vsh also reported the execution of an Afghan National, Yarmohammad Eshagh-Zehi, age 40, in Bandar Abbas. He was arrested and sentenced to death on drug-related charges two years ago. Eshagh-Zehi’s family has not yet been informed about his execution.

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