Three Were Hanged at Central Prison in Urmia

HRANA News Agency – Early this morning, Sunday, May 22, 2011, three inmates were hanged on prison grounds in the city of Urmia, [West Azerbaijan Province], by the order of judicial authorities.


According to a report by Mukrian News Agency, two of the inmates were from Shiraz, and the other one was from Urmia.  All three individuals were charged with and convicted of drug-related crimes.


Yesterday, these three inmates were transferred to the Quarantine Ward in preparation to carry out the execution orders.


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