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One Person’s Story

Taqi Mehdinejad


Nationality: Iran
Religion: Presumed Muslim
Civil Status: Married


Date of Killing: August, 2007
Location of Killing: Babolsar, Mazandaran Province, Iran
Mode of Killing: Hanging
Charges: Murder

About this Case

News of the execution of Mr. Taqi Mehdinejad was published on the websites of the Police Information Base on August 10, 13, and the E’temad newspaper on August 12, 2007.

Arrest and Detention

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


This trial took place at the Judiciary Court of Babolsar. No further information is available on Mr. Mehdinejad’s trial.


The charge against Mr. Taqi Mehdinejad was announced as "murder" (murdering his mother in law).

The validity of the criminal charges brought against this defendant cannot be ascertained in the absence of the basic guarantees of a fair trial.

Evidence of Guilt

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


No information is available on Mr. Mehdinejad's defense.


The court condemned Mr. Taqi Mehdinejad to death and the ruling was confirmed by the Supreme Court. He was hanged in public at the Basij Square in Babolsar in August of 2007. The exact date of this execution is unknown.  

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