An inmate was hanged on Sunday based on drug related charges, in Maragheh, northwest of Iran.

Morad Seifi, 39, from Miandoab, also in northwest of the country, was arrested in 2013 and sentenced to death for carrying small amounts of drugs.

The execution has not been made public at the time of this report.

In another case, the execution of three death row inmates, scheduled on the same day, were delayed.