Iran: Seven Prisoners Hanged in Dizel Abad Prison

 Friday, August 28, 2015 4:26:44 PM

Seven inmates who had been allegedly sentenced to the death penalty were executed by gallows in Dizel Abad prison on 27 Aug 2015.

The prisoners were hanged by gallows in Dizel Abad prison in the city of Kermanshah, is located 525 kilometers from Tehran, on Wednesday morning. They were sentenced to death on the charge of murder under Iran's Islamic Penal Code "Qisas".

Two of the prisoners have been allegedly identified as Behrouz Nouri, 25-year-old, and Shah Bakhshhaghi. The names of the other inmates are not known at the moment, Iran Human Rights said.


By: Kaveh Taheri