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[Personal information has been redacted.]


Special copy to be served on the accused

Form number 1

In the Name of God


Decision number 15, dated 20/7/1361 [12 October 1982]

Administered by: The Primary Division of the Human Resources Restructuring Office – Number 3, Ministry of Post, Telegraph and Telephone

Type of Allegations: Membership in the perverse Baha’i sect

Synopsis of proceedings: The allegation against Name: Mr. Mohammad Mehdi; Surname: Najafi; Son of: Mohammad Ebrahim; Born in: 1315 [1936]; Identification number: [redacted]; Issued: Qom; Organizational Position: Production Operator; Employment duration: 20 years; Office location: Production – Phone Services; Personnel Number: [redacted] Education: Year 9 of High School; Married; was investigated by the Office. On 20/7/1361 [12 October 1982], the Office considered the evidence presented and declared its decision as follows:


Decision of the Office

According to the expert report --X--, opinion of the experts --X--, and considering all other evidence and case documents, the Office is of the opinion that the allegations are proven and his offence accords with:

1- Membership in the perverse Baha’i sect. Paragraph 1, Section 19

The Human Resources Restructuring Act, [applicable to] Government Ministries and Affiliated Organizations, sanctioned on 5/7/1361 [27 September 1981,] pursuant to Paragraph 8 of Section 29 of said Act, [and the accused] is [therefore] sentenced to permanent dismissal from employment.

This decision, in accordance with Section 46 of the above-mentioned Act, is final and enforceable.

[It] may be appealed at the Review Committee within 15 days after being served on the accused.

On behalf of Primary Division Office Number 3


20/7/1361 [12 October 1982]

[Handwritten note, number and date at the top of the page]

Number: 7 B/3/68

Date: 21/7/1361 [13 October 1982]