IRAN: SEVEN PRISONERS EXECUTED FOR DRUG-RELATED CHARGES
June 23, 2014: Seven prisoners were hanged in the prison of Rasht (Northern Iran) reported the official website of the Iranian judiciary in Gilan Province.
According to the report all the seven prisoners were convicted of drug-related charges.Â
The prisoners were identified as M.H. charged with participation in buying 2 kg of the narcotic drug Crystal, S. G. for trafficking of 2,851 kg of heroin, A. D. for manufacturing and trafficking of 3 kg of concentrated heroin, J. Kh. for buying and selling 100 kg of opium and possession of 1,481 kg of crack, A. A. for participation in buying 147 kg of cannabis and 8 kg of opium, A. S. for possession of 6 kg and 12 g. of heroin and B. B. for possession and trafficking of 2,368 kg of crack. (Source: Iran Human Rights, 24/06/2014)