The latest news and views about the Iranian police
Iran police chief: 470 dead so far in road accidents during Nowruz holidays
Iran’s Police Chief Brigadier General Ahmadreza Radan says 470 people have so far lost their lives due to vehicle accidents amid a sharp rise in road trips countrywide during Nowruz holidays.
Minister: Iranian security forces disband over 12 terrorist teams linked to Israel
Iranian Intelligence Minister Esmail Khatib says the country’s security forces have disbanded more than 12 terrorist groups that were linked to the Israeli regime.
Police arrest members of a gang involved in a range of crimes
Police in the Iranian capital have dismantled a cell whose members allegedly involved in a range of crimes.
Iran’s Leader appoints Brig. Gen. Radan as new police chief
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei appoints Brigadier-General Ahmad-Reza Radan as the country’s new police chief.
Police confiscate 80 weapons from smugglers in NW Iran
Security forces in Iran’s West Azarbaijan Province have confiscated 80 weapons of war and hunting arms from a number of elements planning to destabilize the northwestern region.
Amini family lawyer: Parents have appealed legal medicine report on cause of Mahsa death
The lawyer of the family of Mahsa Amini, the 22-year-old girl whose death triggered the recent protests and riots in Iran, says her parents have appealed the opinion of the legal medicine organization on her death.
Traffic police officer gunned down in southeast Iran
A traffic police officer has been shot and killed by unknown gunmen in southeastern Iran.
Iran parliament fact-finding committee: Mahsa Amini didn’t die of blows to body
The Iranian parliament’s fact-finding committee has released a report on the death of Mahsa Amini, confirming the results of an earlier investigation by Iran’s forensic organization that the young Iranian woman did not die of blows to any part of her body by the police.
Amini family’s lawyer admits Mahsa had brain surgery, was on medication
The lawyer representing the family of Mahsa Amini admits that the 22-year-old Iranian woman, who recently died in police custody, had a history of surgery for brain tumor, despite her father’s earlier claims to the contrary.
‘Who should people see if they don’t want to be morally educated?!’ Iranian min. speaks out
An Iranian minister has spoken out against the practice of “enjoining virtue and forbidding vice,” as protests against the death in “morality police” custody of a 22-year-old woman are in their third week.
Police chief: Enemies after ‘creating fatalities’ to fuel riots in Iran
The chief commander of Iran’s Police Force sheds lights on the circumstances surrounding the death of Mahsa Amini in custody and the deadly riots that ensued under that pretext, saying the enemy’s strategy during the unrest is to “create fatalities” in an attempt to fuel the violence.
Lawyer: Mahsa Amini’s family wants fact-finding committee to probe her death
The lawyer for the family of 22-year-old Iranian girl Mahsa Amini who died in police custody over two weeks ago told Etemad Daily that her relatives want an independent fact-finding committee to probe Ms. Amini’s death.
Family of Mahsa Amini files lawsuit against police who arrested Iranian girl
A lawyer for the family of Mahsa Amini, the 22-year-old Iranian girl who died in morality police custody in Iran, says her family has filed a lawsuit against those who arrested her, that's according to national Iranian TV.
Iran police: 142 hunting, military guns seized in West Azarbaijan Province
The police in the northwestern Iranian province of West Azarbaijan say they have discovered and seized 142 unlicensed military and hunting guns, which officers say was meant to be used to create insecurity by such social crimes as murder and intimidation.
Interior minister: There’s evidence Amini not subjected to beating in custody
Iran’s interior minister says definitive medical evidence suggests Mahsa Amini, who died in the custody of morality police last week, had not been subjected to beating by those in charge of the detention facility.
IRGC: New wave of ‘Daesh-style’ violence organized by Iran enemies doomed to failure
The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) expresses gratitude for the Iranian nation’s vigilance in the face of yet another “organized conspiracy” that the enemies and their domestic elements are pursing against the country in the aftermath of the death of a young woman in custody, stressing that the plot is doomed to failure.
Iran communications minister rejects reports of possible internet blackouts
The Iranian government’s official news agency, IRNA, has dismissed reports citing the minister of communications and information technology as saying that access to internet could be limited or cut off in the coming days amid protests over the death of Mahsa Amini after being taken into custody by the moral police in Tehran.
Nour News says leader’s letter to National Security Council “fake”
Nour News, a news outlet close to the Supreme National Security Council of Iran, has rejected reports on a letter by the office of the leader of Islamic Revolution to the council calling for a stronger response to protesters over the death of Mahsa Amini, a young Iranian woman whose death has caused anger among Iranians.
Kayhan: Iran must not be silent in face of parties that provoke riots
A Tehran-based daily close to Principlists says the Islamic establishment in Iran should not stay silent in the face of those who set the stage for chaos in the country, as the role of Western spy services is already crystal clear in riots that occasionally hit Iranian cities.
Protests grip Iranian cities after death of young woman in custody
Street protests break out in many Iranian cities amid anger in the country over the death of a young woman who had a heart attack in the custody of morality police, as official investigations continue to determine the exact cause of the tragedy.
Iran warns against meddlesome behavior of West over Mahsa Amini
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Nasser Kanaani condemned the meddlesome position of foreign countries on the tragic death of the young Iranian woman, Mahsa Amini.
Ghalibaf: Iran’s parl’t to push for morality police reforms
After the recent death of a young Iranian woman caused a huge uproar nationwide, the speaker of the Iranian parliament has tasked the Domestic Affairs Committee of the legislature with investigating and improving the morality police’s performance.
Protests erupt at universities in Iran over death of 22-year old Mahsa Amini
Several groups of students have held protests in universities of Tehran against the death of a young woman who had a heart attack while in police custody.
Tehran Police commander: Claims on social media about Mahsa Amini’s death “sheer lie”
The commander of Tehran’s Law Enforcement has given new explanations about the death of Mahsa Amini saying many claims regarding police mistreatment are baseless.
Iran Judiciary chief reassures Mahsa Amini’s family investigations into her death will be fair
Iran’s Judiciary Chief Gholamhossein Mohseni Ejei says authorities are investigating the death of Mahsa Amini, a young Iranian woman who authorities say had a heart attack while in police detention.