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One Person’s Story

Mohammad Lashgari


Nationality: Iran
Religion: Presumed Muslim
Civil Status: Married


Date of Killing: June 19, 2002
Location of Killing: Qasr Prison, Tehran, Tehran Province, Iran
Mode of Killing: Hanging
Charges: Murder

About this Case

News of the execution of Mr. Mohammad Lashgari, along with three others, was published in the Iran and Ettela’at newspapers on June 20, 2002.  

Arrest and detention

The circumstances of Mr. Lashgari’s arrest and detention are not known.


Branch 1608 of the Criminal Court of Tehran tried Mr. Lashgari. No information is available on his trial.


The charge brought against Mr. Lashgari was announced as “murder.” According to reports, he stabbed his father-in-law to death in 1996 in collaboration with another person.        

The validity of the criminal charges brought against this defendant cannot be ascertained in the absence of the basic guarantees of a fair trial.   

Evidence of guilt

The report of this execution did not provide any specific information on the evidence presented against Mr. Lashgari.  


No information is available on Mr. Lashgari’s defense.


Branch 1608 of the Criminal Court of Tehran condemned Mr. Mohammad Lashgari to death. He was hanged at the Qasr Prison yard in Tehran on June 19, 2002. 

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