“Preparation for the execution of 340 prisoners in GhezelHesar prison in the last months of the Iranian year.”
According to the Iranian Human Rights Society, on Sunday, January 14, 2024. the judicial system has put the execution of 340 prisoners sentenced to death in GhezelHesar prison on its agenda.
According to a reliable source, the case of 340 prisoners sentenced to death sent to the execution of sentences of the 3rd branch of the Revolutionary Court, headed by Ruhollah Hosseinzadeh.
Who is Ruhollah Hosseinzadeh?
Ruhollah Hosseinzadeh is the head of the execution of sentences of the 3rd branch of the Revolutionary Court. He is also one of the deputy prosecutors who are responsible for the execution of prisoners.
Rouhollah Hosseinzadeh, the head of the implementation of judgments and also the deputy prosecutor in charge of carrying out the death sentences of 340 prisoners in GhezelHesar prison.
According to the same source, number of prisoners sentenced to death in GhezelHesar prison is much higher than this figure. And judicial system intends to carry out death sentences of this number of prisoners in the next months.
Weekly execution in GhezelHesar prison.
It is worth mentioning , GhezelHesar prison is one of the prisons where death sentences of prisoners carried out on a weekly basis. The majority of those sentenced to death are related to drug-related charges. This is while the largest drug trafficking networks are in the hands of the Revolutionary Guards and Khamenei himself. And they also get benefit greatly from it.
GhezelHesar prison in Karaj is one of the most populous prisons in Iran
GhezelHesar prison in Karaj is one of the most populous prisons in Iran, with an estimated population of between 25,000 and 30,000 inmates, while its actual capacity is less than 5,000. This prison in Karaj, one of the largest prisons in Iran, built in 1964 in the Kianmehr area of Karaj.
GhezelHesar is the name of a prison and an area in the southwest of Karaj. Also his prison actually composed of two prisons, with its southern part called GhezelHesar prison. And also its northern part called Karaj Penitentiary (Central Prison of Karaj). This prison is just one of the prisons in Alborz province.
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