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One Person’s Story

Mohammad Reza P.


Nationality: Iran
Religion: Presumed Muslim
Civil Status: Unknown


Date of Killing: February 17, 2015
Location of Killing: Shiraz, Fars Province, Iran
Mode of Killing: Hanging
Charges: Murder; Armed robbery

About this Case

News of the execution of Mr. Mohammad Reza P. was published on the websites of Fars Provincial Courthouse and the News Central Unit on February 17, 2015, and the Jamejam on February 18, 2015.     

Arrest and detention

According to the News Central Unit, quoting the Deputy Revolutionary Public Prosecutor of Shiraz, after police investigation and based on some clues, agents arrested Mr. Mohammad Reza P. and his collaborator 48 hours after committing the crime. The circumstances of his arrest and detention are not known. 


Branch Two of the Islamic Revolutionary Court of Shiraz tried Mr. Mohammad Reza P. No further information is available on this trial. 


The charges against Mr. Mohammad Reza P. were announced as, “murder, kidnapping, and armed robbery.” According to the website of Fars Provincial Courthouse, he and his collaborator, both armed, had robbed a taxi and murdered the driver in 2010.  

Evidence of guilt

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


No information is available about Mr. Mohammad Reza P.’s defense.   


The court identified Mr. Mohammad Reza P. as Mofsed (corruptor on Earth) and Mohareb (fighter against God) and condemned him to death in public. Branch 11 of the Supreme Court confirmed the ruling. He was hanged in public in Shiraz on February 17, 2015.        

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