On Tuesday, March 15, two inmates who were convicted for drug-related crimes were executed in Urmia Prison.
According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, on Tuesday morning, March 15, 2022, two inmates identified as Peyman Babakhani and Mirali Hosseini were executed in Urmia Prison.
These executions have not been reported by official sources and media outlets inside Iran so far.
Mizan Online News Agency reported that the Chief Justice of West Azerbaijan Province had announced that recently, three inmates of Urmia prison were spared from execution through receiving consent from the family’s victims. Kurdpa News Agency identified them as Jafar Esmaili, Saeed Armet and Osman Sahrai.