[PROVISIONAL TRANSLATION FROM PERSIAN]

 

[Translator’s notes appear in square brackets]

[Personal information has been redacted.]

 

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Ministry of the Interior

 

Dated: 9 Azar 1331 [30 November 1952]

[Number: 4158]

 

Decoded message from Rafsanjan

 

Ministry of the Interior

 

Further to letter M/137/897, [dated:] 22/21/22[1] Abbas Khandani, whose arrest warrant was issued during the unrest of 15 Mehr [1331] [7 October 1952] but had remained fugitive, was seen on a street yesterday evening inciting people.  As the commander of the police force was trying to apprehend him, [people in the] crowd were threatening the officers, and in order to disperse the crowd, the military officers resorted to firing a few shots in the air and arrested him [Abbas Khandani].

 

Bani Iqbal

 

[Handwritten Note 1:] Political Division, 9 Azar 1331 [30 November 1952]

[Handwritten Note 2:] Given that the original telegram number 137 enclosed with [telegram] number 12805- 2 Azar 1331 [23 November 1952] was sent to the Law Enforcement Office, please forward the original to the aforementioned Office.  Head of Political Division, [signature]

[Stamp: Ministry of the Interior, Political Division, number 13455 – 9 Azar 1331(30 November 1952)]

 

 

[1] [The correct date is 24 Aban 1331 (15 November 1952)]