Forty Death Sentences for Citizens Charged with Drug Trafficking

HRANA News Agency – The Chief Justice of Ardabil Province has announced that about forty citizens charged with drug trafficking have received the death penalty in this province.

According to a report by Mehr News Agency, on Saturday afternoon, July 2, 2011, while visiting with a group of citizens form Ardabil Province, Gholam Ali Rezai emphasized, “A number of verdicts issued by courts are currently going through the legal process, and the sentences will be carried out before long.”

Pointing out that the people of Ardabil Province will soon witness the execution of Iran’s national enemies of religion, morality, identity and beliefs, the Chief Justice of Ardabil Province added, “The Judiciary Branch will address the concerns of families regarding illegal drugs by hanging the dealers of death.”