Two Prisoners Executed in Tabriz Prison
HRANA News Agency – With authentication of the identity of another prisoner who was executed in Tabriz Central Prison, the number of executions in this prison in one day rose to two. Both prisoners had been charged with murder and had been sentenced to death.
According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Vaheed Fathullah Astani and another prisoner with the surname of “Ali Akbar” were executed in the central prison of Tabriz, on Tuesday April 18, 2017.
HRANA had reported earlier that Vahid Fethullah Astani, 28, from the city of Ahar in East Azerbaijan province was executed on charge of murder.
According to the latest reports, another prisoner has been executed in this prison, too. This prisoner whose first name was “Ali Akbar”, also known as “Ali Gharah” from ward twelve of this prison, was sentenced to death on charge of murder.
It is to say that there was another prisoner who was supposed to be executed, but shortly before his execution was returned to general ward. He received a deadline from the next of kin and his sentence was not implemented.
These executions have not been notified by Iran’s official media, yet.