Two Prisoners Hanged to Death in Rasht on Saturday

June 15, 2015, 6:40 a.m.
Two Prisoners with drug related charges were hanged to death in Rasht on Saturday¬† Iran Human Rights, June 15, 2015: According to official reports from the Department of Justice in Gilan, two prisoners with drug related charges were hanged to death in Lakan Prison (I.e. Rasht Central Prison) on Saturday morning. The report identifies the prisoners as E.M., 54 years old and Q.P., 44 years old. The report claims that E.M. was charged with possession of 994 Kilograms of heroin and Q.P. was charged with selling, buying, and possessing 24 Kilograms of opium.