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Iran: Prisoner Hanged on Murder Charges in Bandar Abbas Central Prison

13 May
Iran: Prisoner Hanged on Murder Charges in Bandar Abbas Central Prison

Iran Human Rights (MAY 13 2017): A prisoner identified as Koroush Langroudi was reportedly hanged at Bandar Abbas Central Prison on murder charges. 

According to close sources, the execution was carried out on Tuesday May 9 and the prisoner was 36 years old at the time of his death. 

Iranian official sources, including the Judiciary and the media, have not announced this execution. 

Recently in Bandar Abbas Central Prison, the death sentences of eleven prisoners with drug related charges were commuted to life in prison. However, there are still about nine prisoners in this prison who are in danger of execution for drug related charges.