IRAN: FOUR PEOPLE HANGED FOR MURDER, DRUGS
January 26, 2014: The Iranian regime has hanged three prisoners including a woman in the Lorestan province.
The three residents of villages in the vicinity of the city of Delfan, were hanged last week, local media reported.
Two of the victims were identified their initials R.H. and M.Sh.
The reports gave no further information but indicated that they have been sentenced on drug related charges.
A prisoner has been executed in the main prison in the northern Iranian city of Sari, regime officials announced on January 24.
The man known only by his initials D.M. had been sentenced to death for murder, the state-run Fars news agency reported.
At least 40 persons have been reportedly hanged in the first two weeks of January, of which at least 33 executions were carried out in a week alone. (Sources: IHR, 26/01/2014; farsnews.com, 24/01/2014)