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Islamic Republic of Iran

Ministry of Oil

Date: 1 Aban 1361 [23 October 1982]

Number:  HBA/9/444

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In the Name Of God, the Compassionate, the Merciful


Decision Number 64 date 27 Mehr 1361 [29 September 1982]

Investigating Authority:   Provisional Council for the Restructuring of Human Resources No. 9

Charge: Membership in the perverse Baha’is sect

Procedural synopsis: The charges against Mr. Karamatollah, surname Sabeti., son of Abdol-Hosein, born on [redacted], birth certificate number [redacted], issued in [redacted] organizational position: Auditor of the Oil Company, length of service 19 years and 9 months, location of service Iran Japan Petro-chemistry Co., employee  number [redacted], education Bachelor of English Languages. Married/Single……..was investigated by the Council. The Council, at the meeting held on 27 Mehr 1361 [19 October 1982] reviewed the file records and issued its decision as follows: 


Decision of the Council

Having considered the file records and other circumstantial evidence, the Council finds the charges alleged against the accused clear and evident.  The accused’s offence:

  1. Membership in the perverse Baha'i Sect

Subject of Paragraph 8 of Article 29 of the Reconstruction of Human Resources in Ministries, Governmental Offices and Related Institutions Act, ratified 5 Mehr 1360 [27 September 1981], and pursuant to Paragraph 11 of Article 20 of the said Act is condemned to permanent dismissal from service in governmental offices or related institutions. This verdict is issued on the grounds of Article 46 of the said Act and is considered final and binding.  [This verdict] can be appealed within 15 days of issuance to the accused (natural person or legal entity) at the Appeal Council.

Provisional Council No. 9 Abadan

From: [signature]

2 Aban 1361 [24 October 1982]

[Official stamp]

Verdict Number HBA/9/444

Received 1 Aban 1361 [23 October 1982]