Manouchehr Khazaei Archives - KHRN

August 10, 2023

Iran executes two prisoners for drug-related offences in Hamadan

Prisoners Manouchehr Khazaei and Ahad Hashemi were executed on drug-related charges in Hamadan Central Prison in Hamadan Province on 9 August. Khazaei, a former law enforcement personnel, and Hashemi, from Harsin, Kermanshah Province, were separately arrested and subsequently sentenced to death in two distinct cases involving drug-related offenses. On 7 August, the two prisoners were transferred to solitary confinement with a third prisoner for execution. However, the...

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