[PROVISIONAL TRANSLATION FROM PERSIAN]
[Translator’s notes appear in square brackets]
[Personal information has been redacted.]
Ministry of the Interior,
Office of the Governor General of Eighth Province,
Date: 19 Aban 1331 [10 November 1952]
Ministry of the Interior, Law Enforcement Office
In reference to the letter N/2443/M/10213 we convey that:
- To keep order, as per a request from Kerman, a number of army officers were immediately dispatched to Rafsanjan to help the police officers maintain calm and order.
- Mr. Ansari, the preacher from Qom, whose presence caused a strengthening in the groups causing the riot, was sent to Kerman.
- One of the leaders of the instigation of the riot, by the name of Abbas Khandani, has been prosecuted and his arrest warrant has been issued by the deputy detective.
- Captain Abdi, Chief of the Police Force, who was negligent in carrying out his duties, was transferred to Rafsanjan.
Future steps will be reported later.
Rafsanjan Governor, [signature: Bani-Iqbal]
[Handwritten Note 1:] To be sent to the Law Enforcement Office. 1 Azar  [22 November 1952]
[Handwritten Note 2:] Records to be enclosed. 9 Azar  [30 November]
[Stamp:] Registered in Confidential [records] books of the Ministry of the Interior, number: 11891, date: 2 Azar 1331 [23 November 1952]