A prisoner, Ahmad Amookhteh who he had been transferred from Financial Crimes of Orumiyeh Central Prison to the Prison’s Clinic due to becoming unconscious, died due to the delay in being hospitalized.
A reliable source has told Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) that Ahmad Amookhteh, who had been held at the Orumiyeh Central Prison for nearly 11 years on financial charges, was transferred to the prison’s clinic after becoming unconscious but he lost his life due to the delay in hospitalization.
A part of his body had been paralyzed due to a heart attack 5 years ago. According to the above source. Orumiyeh’s Forensic Officer had previously confirmed that he was unable to bear his prison term. Consistent attempts of this prisoner’s family for his release or transfer to Evin prison in Tehran as the place of their residence failed.
Another prisoner, Nobet Sahrayi, also passed away at the Orumiyeh Central Prison earlier on Aug 22 due to medical negligence and delay in being transferred to the hospital.