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Hassan Agha Mohammadi Executed for Murder in Isfahan

11 Sep
Hassan Agha Mohammadi Executed for Murder in Isfahan

Iran Human Rights (IHRNGO); September 11, 2022: Hassan Agha Mohammadi, a 27-year-old man, was executed in Isfahan Central Prison today.

According to information obtained by Iran Human Rights, a man was executed in Isfahan Central Prison on September 11. His identity has been established as 27-year-old Hassan Agha Mohammadi from Minadasht who was sentenced to qisas (retribution-in-kind) for murder.

According to informed sources, he was arrested around three years ago.

At the time of writing, his execution has not been reported by domestic media or official sources in Iran.

According to data gathered by Iran Human Rights, at least 183 people were executed on murder charges in 2021. Those charged with the umbrella term of “intentional murder” are sentenced to qisas (retribution-in-kind) regardless of intent or circumstances due to a lack of grading in law. Once a defendant has been convicted, the victim’s family are required to choose between death as retribution, diya (blood money) or forgiveness.