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Special copy to be served on the accused

Form number 1

In the Name of God, the Compassionate, the Merciful

Verdict number 10, dated 30 Shahrivar 1362 [21 September 1983]

Administered by: Preliminary Commission for the Restructuring of Human Resource Office - number 28 - Post Office Headquarters - Mazandaran Province


Allegation: Membership in the perverse Baha’i sect


Procedural Synopses: The allegations against: Mr. Esmail; Surname: Naghipour; Son of Mohammad Sadegh; Born in [redacted]; Birth Certificiate number [redacted]; Issued in: Miankuh, Do-Hezar; Organizational position: postal worker; Period of employment: 9 [years]; Place of employment: Post Office of the Tonekabon County; Personnel Number: [redacted]; Education: primary; Married; were taken under consideration by this Office.  In its meeting of 30 Shahrivar 1362 [21 September 1983], the Office reviewed the evidence presented and declared its verdict as follows:


»Verdict of the Office«

According to the case documents, report of the investigation team –x--, admission of the accused –x--, Defence of the offender-----,witness statements—x--, statements of experts—x--, Statement of the informed----- and considering all other evidence and case documents, the Office is of the opinion that the allegations of the accused are proven and his offence is in accordance with:

1- Membership in the perverse Baha’i sect (Baha’i), as set out in Paragraph 18, section 29

of the Human Resource Restructuring Act governing Government Ministries, Departments and affiliated Organizations, approved on 5 Mehr 1360 [27 September 1981]. [The accused] is sentenced to permanent termination of his employment in government departments and affiliated organizations in accordance with Paragraph 11, Section 20 of said Act.

This Verdict is final and enforceable in accordance with Section 46.

[The verdict] can be appealed at the Review Committee within 15 days of its having been served on the accused.

Primary Office: Number 28, Mazandaran Province Post Office

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