Abdorrahman Boroumand Center

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One Person’s Story

Kurosh Monfared


Nationality: Iran
Religion: Presumed Muslim
Civil Status: Unknown


Date of Killing: May 2, 2001
Location of Killing: Shiraz, Fars Province, Iran
Mode of Killing: Hanging
Charges: Murder; Armed robbery

About this Case

News of the execution of Mr. Kurosh Monfared was published in the Iran newspaper on May 3, 2001, quoting the Public Relations [Office] of the Fars Province Courthouse.       

Arrest and Detention

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


No information is available on Mr. Monfared’s trial. Branch 39 of the Public Court of Shiraz investigated this case.    


The charges against Mr. Monfared were announced as: "murder and armed robbery."  

Evidence of Guilt

The report of this execution does not contain information regarding the evidence provided against Mr. Monfared.


No information is available as to Mr. Monfared’s defense.    


The court condemned Mr. Kurosh Monfared to Qesas [death], 15 years of imprisonment, and 70 lashes. The Supreme Court confirmed the ruling. He was hanged in public at Emam Hossein Square, in Shiraz, on May 2, 2001. 


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