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One Person’s Story

Morad Ali Rajablu


Age: 52
Nationality: Iran
Religion: Presumed Muslim
Civil Status: Unknown


Date of Killing: February 21, 2016
Location of Killing: Gorgan Central Prison, Gorgan, Golestan Province, Iran
Mode of Killing: Hanging
Charges: Drug possession

About this Case

The execution of Mr. Morad Ali Rajablu was reported by HRANA News Service, on February 24, 2016.

Arrest and detention

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


No information is available on this defendant’s trial.


The charge brought against Mr. Morad Ali Rajablu was “transportation and possession of illegal drugs”.  The report of this execution does not contain details about the amount of the drugs in question.

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 does not contain information regarding the evidence provided against Mr. Rajablu.


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


The court sentenced Mr. Morad Ali Rajablu to death by hanging.  Mr. Rajablu was executed on Sunday, February 21, 2016, at the Central Prison of Gorgan.

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