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One Person’s Story

Mohammad Sarvar Alekuzeh’i


Age: 40
Nationality: Afghanistan
Religion: Islam
Civil Status: Unknown


Date of Killing: May 31, 2000
Location of Killing: Yazd, Yazd Province, Iran
Mode of Killing: Unspecified execution method
Charges: Murder

About this Case

News of the execution of Mr. Mohammad Sarvar Alekuzeh’i, an Afghan citizen, was published in the Hamshahri newspaper on June 5, 2000, quoting the Ideological and Political Head of Taft Security District.  

Arrest and Detention

According to this report, efforts of officials and employees of Police Station 11 arrested Mr. Mohammad Sarvar Alekuzeh’i in less than 48 hours. The circumstances of Mr. Alekuzeh’i’s arrest and detention are not known. 


No information is available on Mr. Alekuzeh’i’s trial.


The charge against Mr. Alekuzeh’i was announced as “murder.” According to the Hamshahri newspaper, he had murdered two individuals with a Colt weapon during a financial dispute at the trash dump on February 16, 2000.

Evidence of Guilt

The report of this execution does not contain information regarding the evidence provided against Mr. Alekuzeh’i.


No information is available on Mr. Alekuzeh’i's defense.    


The court condemned Mr. Mohammad Sarvar Alekuzeh’i to Qesas (the death penalty). He was executed in public on Garmsir Bridge in Taft on May 31, 2000.



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