Five hanged in Tehran Ghasser Prison

Etemad Newspaper sponsored by an Iranian Islamic government wing, reported on 18 April 2003, that five were hanged in Tehran Ghasser prison early morning of 17 April 2003. Habib Afrassyabi(m), Majid Bagheri(m), Ali Keshavarz(m), Younes Siahpoosh(m) and Akabar Sharifi(m) were hanged on the charge of murder. Their death sentences were issued by Tehran Criminal Court branches of 1608, 1602, 1603 and upheld by Supreme Court.