On Saturday a 21 year- old inmate was publicly hanged in Babol, northern Iran, according to Mazandaran’s public prosecutor. The victim identified as H.R. was accused of murder.

The execution sentence was issued by the First Criminal Court of the province, and was carried out on Saturday after permitted by the “Head of the Judiciary,” the public prosecutor added.

On the same day another young prisoner, Mehdi Mirzaei, 29, was hanged at Parsilon prison of Khorramabad. Mehdi had spent three years in prison for drug-related charges.