A Baloch prisoner-The last male survivor of a family – was executed in Zahedan on charges of murdering two Basiji agents
A Baloch prisoner -The last male survivor of a family – executed in Zahedan on charges of murdering two Basiji agents
Iranian Human Rights Society; Dawn today, Thursday, September 29, 2022. A Baloch prisoner named Qasem Shah Bakhsh was executed in Zahedan prison on charges of killing two Basiji agents.
Qasem Shah Baksh was a 23-year-old son of Hamel, a resident of Pirsoran village, part of Kurin district of Zahedan.
Human rights agencies of Balochistan wrote about this Baloch prisoner:
Human rights agencies of Balochistan wrote about the case of this prisoner. “In 2018, the armed forces of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps in Korin sector located in Zahedan. With weapons and uniforms of the Revolutionary Guards, they attacked the house of one of the residents of Shuro village named “Haji Wali Mohammad” with the aim of revenge.
In addition to beating the residents of the house and breaking a woman’s leg and destroying household items. Two children, 16-year-old Yasin Shah Bakhsh and 8-year-old Jabar Shah Bakhsh, were taken hostage.
After this action, Qasem Shah Bakhsh decided to take revenge on the IRGC forces. And by disarming the local Basij forces, he killed two of them with their own weapons. And in 2018, he was arrested in Zahedan and then sentenced to death on the same charges.
Qasem Shah Bakhsh was transferred to solitary confinement yesterday and her death sentence was carried out at dawn today, September 29.
It should be noted that Qasem ‘s father Hamel Shah Bakhsh was killed by the military forces of the Islamic Republic in 2000. And he was the only remaining man and head of his family.
Including the execution of this Baloch prisoner. Since the beginning of this year 2022, at least 449 prisoners have been executed.
It should be noted that the execution of prisoners accused of murdering Basij and IRGC agents is particularly among the priorities of the judiciary. Especially in Balochistan, this issue is faster.
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