The execution of two Baluch inmates in Kerman for narcotic crimes, highlights the shocking number of 10 executions in two days.
The human rights center of No to Prison- No to Execution quoted Baluchi Activists that at dawn of Monday, August 9, 2021, two Baluch inmates, Nabi Nooti-Zehi, son of Mousa and Ibranim Qanber-Zehi have been executed at Kerman Prison. They were both from Zahedan.
The two were taken to solitary confinement on August 7, and were executed on Monday, August 9, at Kerman Prison.
It is said that they have been detained five years ago on narcotic related charges and were sentenced to death. This is while at the time of arrest they did not poses any kind of drugs.
In the evening of Sunday August 8, the prison authorities permitted their last visit with their families.
It is to be mentioned that at dawn of Sunday, August 8, four Baluch inmates: Zabihollah Hormozi, Majid Galleh Bach’cheh at Birjand Prison and Azam Mohammad Hasani and Seyyed Esmail Kurd-Tamini at Isfahan Prison were executed.
Also on Sunday, three other inmates were executed at Isfahan Prison. They are not yet identified and the human rights center of No to Prison-No to Execution is following the case to identify them.
Another inmate was executed in Kermanshah after 5 years in jail bringing the number of executions in two days to at least 10 executions:
At dawn of Monday, August 9, a prisoner from Paveh, Afshar Minaee, who was sentenced to death on charge of murder was executed at Kermanshah’s Dizel-Abad Prison.
Afshar Minaee was from Shamshir Village of Paveh who was detained five years ago on charge of murder and was sentenced to death. He was married and had a son and a daughter.
Counting in the executions of two Baluch prisoners and three other in Isfahan and a prisoner in Kermanshah, the number of the executions since the beginning of the new Persian year (March 21, 2021), comes to 126 inmates.
This is while many executions are covertly carried out and there is no news of them on any of the state-run media, thus the real number of executions is higher.