[PROVISIONAL TRANSLATION FROM PERSIAN]

 

[Translator’s notes appear in square brackets]

[Personal information has been redacted.]

 

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Ministry of the Interior,

Department of Information and Statistics;

Number: 4054

Police Department

 

The following telegraph, dated 28 Mehr 1330 [20 October 1951] from Najafabad, has been transcribed for your attention:

 

According to the information, yesterday at dusk, a great number of residents who had gathered in the Najafabad market beat up several Baha’is. And apparently, one person, by the name of Mohammad [eligible] Hossein Ali Keyvani, allegedly died in the garden.

 

On behalf of the Director of Information and Statistics, [signature]

 

[Handwritten note 1:] No. 13346 / N - 1 Aban 1330 [24 Oct 1951]

[Handwritten note 2:] It has a background. To be attached. 1 Aban 1330 [24 Oct 1951]

[Handwritten note 3:] Mr. Ajoudani, 1 Aban [1330] [24 Oct 1951].

[Handwritten note 4:] It has been enclosed, 5 Aban 1330 [28 Oct 1951].

[Handwritten note 5:] To be archived, 5 Aban 1330 [28 Oct 1951]