IRAN: PRISONER HANGED IN ARAN-BIGDEL
April 5, 2012: One prisoner was hanged in the town of Aran-Bigdel, reported the Iranian state broadcasting. The report that was quoting the security chief of Aran- Bigdel, Ali Babaei said: The prisoner was charged with keeping 760 grams of crack, 4 grams of synthetic heroin and 11 grams of opium.
The prisoner was not identified by name.
According to IHRâs annual report on the death penalty in 2011 in Iran, more than 80 per cent of those executed in Iran were charged with drug-related crimes, but only 9 per cent of them are identified by name. (Sources: Iran Human Rights, 05/04/2012)