TEHRAN (AFP) - The family of an Iranian prisoner killed in prison whilst serving an eight-yr sentence has demanded officials should be brought to justice, ILNA information company pronounced on Sunday.

Alireza Shir Mohammad Ali, 21, changed into stabbed "extra than 30 times" on June 10 in Fashafooyeh prison in South Tehran, according to ILNA and country news business enterprise IRNA.

"The mother of my customer has requested the top of the judiciary no longer to disregard her son’s spilt blood," ILNA quoted the sufferer’s attorney Mohammad Hadi Erfanian as pronouncing.


Shir Mohammad Ali have been charged with "insulting the sanctities, insulting excessive-ranking officers and propagating against the (political) gadget" of the Islamic Republic, Erfanian informed ILNA. The details of the costs towards him had been now not elaborated.

He was sentenced to 8 years in jail, and have been due to appear earlier than the appeals court on July nine.

two suspects had been indicted over the killing, one for "murder" and the alternative for "complicity in murder", the judiciary’s authentic news business enterprise Mizan online suggested, including the sufferer’s family has asked for them to be accomplished.

according to the attorney, the suspects are inmates who were in the equal prison because the sufferer. "a sharp item" changed into used, Mizan said.

Prisoners going through protection prices are usually saved at Tehran’s Evin jail, and "I don’t recognize why (Shir Mohammad Ali)was sent to Fashafooyeh ... As the law insists on the segregation of prisoners," the legal professional stated.

"The jail director, the leader protect and other officers of the prison ought to be held responsible," ILNA quoted Erfanian as announcing.

"A political prisoner ought to no longer be stored in a ward in which thieves, murderers and smugglers are kept in order that such a element would not take place," said Tehran MP Ali Motahari, in line with Khabar online news website and Shargh each day.