“Alireza M ,a 37 -year- old Iranian man was found alive a day after he was hanged . Amnesty International has urged Iran to stop his second execution.
The 37-year-old man, identified only as “Alireza M”, was initially ‘put to death’ at the regime’s Bojnourd prison in the north east of the country last Wednesday for possessing a kilo of crystal meth.
After hanging for twelve minutes he was declared dead by doctors. However, when his family went to collect his body from the prison morgue the next day they discovered he was still breathing.
“We found him alive again, which made his two daughters very happy,” an unnamed family member told Iranian state media.
The condemned man is now being nursed back to health in preparation for a repeat of the execution. “The verdict was the death sentence, and it will be carried out once the man gets well again,” an official said .Amnesty International is against this.