IRAN - Mohammad Bagher Bazgir and Sasan Farzipour executed in Khorramabad on September 30
September 30, 2023:
September 30, 2023 - Mohammad Bagher Bazgir and Sasan Farzipour executed in Khorramabad on September 30.
According to information obtained by IHR, two men were executed in Khorramabad Central Prison on 30 September. Their identities have been established as Mohammad Bagher Bazgir and 31-year-old Sasan Farzipour, both sentenced for murder.
A source told IHR: “Mohammad Bagher Bazgir was accused of killing a cleric following an argument two years ago. Sasan Farzipour was also accused of murder in a mass fight at a wedding in Khorramabad five years ago. Sasan maintained that he hadn’t killed anyone and that the real murderer had escaped the wedding venue.”
At the time of writing, neither of their executions have been reported by domestic media inside Iran.
https://iranhr.net/en/articles/6213/ (Source: IHR)