A prisoner named Shahroud Jafari committed suicide by hanging himself in the infirmary of Orumiyeh Central Prison in West Azerbaijan province on 23 August.

The 32-year-old civilian who comes from Orumiyeh was arrested last week on the charge of “premeditated murder” and taken to the city prison.

On 23 August, he was transferred from the quarantine ward to the prison infirmary, where he committed suicide.

No information has been obtained about the reason behind the prisoner’s suicide.

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