Abdorrahman Boroumand Center

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One Person’s Story

R. K.


Age: 34
Nationality: Iran
Religion: Presumed Muslim
Civil Status: Unknown


Date of Killing: February 21, 2015
Location of Killing: Rasht Prison (Lakan), Rasht, Gilan Province, Iran
Mode of Killing: Hanging
Charges: Murder

About this Case

News of the execution of Mr. R. K., son of Mohammad, born in Gilan, along with two others, was published on the website of the Gilan Provincial Courthouse, quoting the Public Relations Office of this courthouse on February 21, 2015.         

Arrest and Detention

There is no specific information on Mr. R. K.’s arrest and detention.


No information is available on Mr. R. K.’s trial. 


The charge against Mr. R. K. was announced as "murder."        

Evidence of Guilt

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


No information is available on Mr. R. K.'s defense.    


The court condemned Mr. R. K. to death and the Supreme Court confirmed the ruling. He was hanged in the Rasht Central Prison on February 21, 2015.          

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