KHRN: Four Prisoners Hanged at Orumiyeh Central Prison

Four prisoners were executed on murder charges at Orumiyeh Central Prison on Thursday October 29,2020.

Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has obtained information that Yasser Cheshmeh Anvar, Ali Malekzadeh and Zinolabedin Hosseinzadeh were sentenced to death in public about six years ago for the murder of five people at Orumiyeh, but the death sentence was carried out in Orumiyeh Central Prison due to the outbreak of the Coronavirus and the opposition of the Orumiyeh Prosecutor.

Another executed prisoner was Musa Rahmani from Orumiyeh who was sentenced to (execution) a few years ago for murder.

They were transferred from ward 1-2 along with another prisoner named Morteza Nouri from the Labour Ward to solitary confinement to serve their sentence.

Morteza Nouri, who was transferred to solitary confinement with the four prisoners yesterday to serve his sentence, has been returned to the labour ward after obtaining the leniency of the victim’s family.

KHRN published a report on the suicide attempt of Ali Malekzadeh last night. The prisoner committed suicide by cutting his hand vein in solitary confinement. He was returned to solitary confinement after being transferred to a medical centre for treatment.