A prisoner named Mir Soltan Amiri has been executed today in Orumiyeh Central Prison, in Iran’s northwestern province of West Azerbaijan.

Amiri was arrested about three and a half years ago along with his son Shahriar Amiri on drug-related charges.

Later, the father and son were both sentenced to the death penalty.

Amiri was a father of four and a resident of Oshnavieh, West Azerbaijan province.

His son Shahriyar Amiri was executed in Orumiyeh Central Prison on 3 July 2021.