Iran General News Narcotics distributed in Gohardasht Prison by Iranian officials

Narcotics distributed in Gohardasht Prison by Iranian officials


Iran Focus

Tehran, 26 Apr – According to local reports, the head of internal affairs in Iran’s Gohardasht Prison in Karaj, Alborz Province (north-west of Tehran), also serves as an officially-sanctioned head of the prison’s narcotics gang.

Gohardasht is one of Iran’s largest and most high-security prisons. According to accounts by former inmates, political prisoners are transferred to Gohardasht Prison specifically to be tortured and persecuted due to their perceived threat to the regime.

The head of the prison’s internal affairs department is Dariyoush Amirian who is associated with the Intelligence Ministry (MOIS) and is believed to control the flow of narcotics in the prison. He brings drugs into the prison and distributes them via a gang, which charges several times the street price and ensures that inmates are absolutely dependent, reports say.

Each year, Iran executes large numbers of people on the charge of drug smuggling.

According to reports, Amirian’s gang is composed of several prisoners in various wards that carry out his orders. In addition to the distribution of drugs, they are used as a deadly tool to persecute political prisoners.

The MOIS transfers political prisoners from various prisons, including Tehran’s notorious Evin Prison, to Gohardasht to be tortured and persecuted by the narcotics gang in order to force them to cooperate with the government, sources say.

Latest news

Iran’s Humiliating Retreat From Its Nuclear Deadline

Intensification of the crisis at the head of the rule On the eve of the February 23 deadline, when Iranian...

Iran Judge Threatens Political Prisoner With Death

An Iranian judge has threatened a 29-year-old political prisoner with being sentenced to death. Majid Khademi was arrested in Behbahan,...

Iran Media Warns of MEK Threat

Infighting has only grown among the Iranian factions as the mullahs face increased international pressure and a people on...

Iran Budget Approved, but Its Not a Good Thing

The Iranian parliament (Majlis) has finally approved the government’s 2021-22 budget bill following a month of arguments between the...

EU Facing Backlash Over Iran Policy

European Union foreign ministers met in Brussels on Monday for extensive policy discussions, drawing commentary from various lawmakers about...

Iran: Officials Murder Baluch Fuel Porters and Protesters in Saravan

On February 22, IRGC forces opened fire on a group of fuel porters at the border crossing city of...

Must read

Iran warns sanctions will get “painful” riposte

Reuters: Any countries that impose sanctions on Iran's atomic...

Iran Regime Opens Fire on Drinking Water Protesters

By Pooya Stone Iranian security forces injured at least...

You might also likeRELATED
Recommended to you