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Ministry of the Interior

Gendarmerie Headquarters

Number: 3702/J

Date: 30 Khordad 1323 [20 June 1944]

Confidential

 

Ministry of the Interior, 

Respectfully, in response to your letter number 7335/C/2335, dated 21 Esfand 1322 [12 March 1944] regarding the religious propaganda of the Baha'is, I would like to bring to your attention that according to the report of Region Seven of the Central Police Force, a group of troublemakers in Mahallat have instigated rebellion, with the excuses that Baha'is are interfering in their affairs and [their efforts to propagate their religion are] disturbing the residents. As they were causing trouble for the local residents, the record of their actions was referred to the Court in Mahallat, through the police force of Mahallat, under number (1638 dated 7 Dey 1322 [29 December 1943].

 

On behalf of Commander of the Police Force

Colonel Homayoun [signature]

 

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