Hengaw; Thursday, August 9, 2023
The execution of a Kurdish prisoner called Ahad Hashemi, from Harsin, a town in the Kermanshah province (Kermanshahan), who had previously been sentenced to death for drug-related crimes, was carried out in Hamedan Central Prison.
According to a report received by the Hengaw Organization for Human Rights, on the morning of Thursday, August 9, 2023, the death sentence of Ahad Hashemi, a prisoner from Harsin, was implemented in Hamedan Central Prison.
According to an informed source, this prisoner was arrested 7 years ago on charges related to drug crimes and later was sentenced to death by Branch 1 of the Hamedan Revolutionary Court, presided over by Judge Nazari.
As of the time of this report, the news of Hashemi's execution has not been announced in government-affiliated media or media outlets linked to the judiciary.