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Iran: Man Executed on Drug-Related Charges

26 Sep 19
Iran: Man Executed on Drug-Related Charges

Iran Human Rights (IHR); September 25, 2019: A man was hanged for drug-related charges at the prison of the Iranian city of Borujerd Wednesday.

According to the Iran Human Rights (IHR), on the morning of Wednesday, September 25, a man was hanged for drug-related charges at the prison of the Iranian city of Borujerd, Lorestan province.

IHR could identify the prisoner as Soltan Fathi-Rad. “Soltan was in prison for three years. He was sentenced to death for carrying 8 kilograms of Methamphetamine and 3 kilograms of Heroin,” a well-informed source told IHR.

Out of the 110 people who were executed in the first half of 2019, nine were sentenced to death for drug-related charges.