Iran Human Rights (IHR); October 20, 2018: A prisoner was executed at Zahedan Central Prison on rape charges this morning.
According to the IHR sources, Mehdi Mirshekar, 31, was in prison for 6 years before the execution. He was convicted to death on rape charges and his execution was carried out on the morning of Saturday, October 20.
According to HRANA, Mehdi Mirshekar was transferred to the solitary confinement of Zahedan Central Prison on Monday, October 15, 2018.
The Iranian media outlets have not published news related to the execution so far.