Hengaw, Wednesday, August 9, 2023
The death sentence of Manouchehr Khazaei, a citizen of Kangavar City in Kermanshah province who had been previously sentenced to death for drug-related crimes, was executed in Hamedan Central Prison. The Hengaw Organization had recently reported the execution of another Kurdish prisoner named "Ahad Hashemi" on the same charges in Hamedan Central Prison.
According to a report received by the Hengaw Organization for Human Rights, the death sentence of Manouchehr Khazaei, a prisoner from Dehlor village of Kangavar County, was carried out in the central prison of Hamedan on Wednesday morning, August 9, 2023.
According to a creditable source, Manouchehr Khazaei was a member of the police force before his arrest. He was arrested on charges of drug-related crimes and sentenced to death.
The Hengaw Organization had previously released information about the execution of a Kurdish prisoner in the central prison of Hamedan named Ahad Hashemi, a citizen from Harsin City in Kermanshah province. (Today, August 9, 2023).
Ahad Hashemi was also arrested seven years ago on charges of drug-related crimes, and later he was sentenced to death by Judge Nazari at the 1st branch of the Hamadan Revolutionary Court.
Until further notice, the news of the execution of Ahad Hashemi and Manouchehr Khazaei has not been announced in the official media or any media affiliated with the judiciary.