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One Person’s Story

Ali Mohammad Yarlu


Age: 22
Nationality: Iran
Religion: Presumed Muslim
Civil Status: Unknown


Date of Killing: January 15, 1980
Location of Killing: Arak, Markazi Province, Iran
Mode of Killing: Shooting
Charges: Murder; Corruption on earth

About this Case

The execution of Mr. Ali Mohammad Yarlu and another individual was reported in the Ettela’at daily (January 16, 1980).

Arrest and detention

The circumstances of this defendant’s arrest and detention are not known.


There is no information available about Sergeant Yarlu’s trial.


Based on the report, the defendant was charged with "murdering Ayub Sharifi and suppressing the revolutionaries of Ashtyan on December 09, 1978."

Evidence of guilt

The report does not mention anything about the evidence presented against the defendant.


No information is available on the accused’s defense.


The Islamic Revolutionary Tribunal of Arak declared Sergeant Ali Mohammad Yarlu a “corruptor on earth.” He was executed on January 15, 1980, at 9 p.m.

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