Judiciary chief orders immediate punishment for cult rioters

February 27, 2018

TEHRAN – Judiciary Chief Ayatollah Sadeq Amoli Larijani has ordered the Tehran prosecutor general and the Tehran Justice Department to immediately punish those cults involved in the recent riots in the Pasdaran neighborhood of Tehran.

In a meeting of top judicial authorities on Monday, Ayatollah Amoli Larijani expressed grief over the killing of three police forces and a Basiji member by Gonabadi dervishes on Feb.12

“Unfortunately a number of rioters attempted to exploit the tolerance of the law enforcement forces and Basij,” he said, voicing gratitude to the two security forces for their efforts in dealing with the unrest. 

MH/PA

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