The man was identified as Masoud Kahanki Gongi, according to the report.
Masoud Kahanki was arrested with another person the day before on theft charges. He was taken to the police detention center, where he was beaten and tortured, and later passed away.
Torture and ill-treatment of prisoners is a common practice in Iran prisons.
Judiciary and Intelligence officials have always denied the use of torture and ill-treatment of prisoners in prisons. Therefore, there are no fundamental or legal proceedings in the Iranian judicial and legal system against torture.
Authorities subjected him to torture and other ill-treatment by denying him access to his medication and forcibly taking him to a psychiatric hospital on multiple occasions where he was injected with chemical substances against his will.
At least four prisoners were killed because of torture and ill-treatment in Iranian prisons in 2020.
Killing under torture in prison is unquestionably a crime under international law.
Iran Human Rights Monitor called on the UN Security Council, its member states, and all international human rights advocates to take decisive measures against these crimes committed by the clerical regime.