TCHRD, which monitors human rights situation in Tibet, said Thursday it received confirmed information from reliable sources that at least four Tibetans were executed under the supervision of the Lhasa Municipality Intermediate People’s Court on Tuesday.The centre said Lobsang Gyaltsen, Loyak, Penkyi and an unnamed Tibetan were executed. Tibetan Government-in-exile has also confirmed the execution report. A report on its official website said Lobsang Gyaltsen, aged 27, born in Lhasa; Loyak, aged 25, of Tashi Khang, Shol Township, Lhasa and Penkyi, aged 21, born in Sakya County were executed in Lhasa on Tuesday. It said the identity of the fourth person is not known.
On April 8, 2009, Lhasa Municipal Intermediate People’s Court handed down death sentences to Lobsang Gyaltsen and Loyak, and two others, Tenzin Phuntsok and Kangtsuk, to suspended death penalties and another Dawa Sangpo to life imprisonment.The five were convicted of torching five shops in Lhasa that allegedly left seven people dead during the March 14 unres.