[PROVISIONAL TRANSLATION FROM Persian]

 

[Translator’s notes appear in square brackets.]

[Personal information has been redacted.]

[The excerpt below is from the section of the article that pertains to the Baha’i Faith]

 

[Newspaper:] 

[Date:]  Wednesday, 17 Mehr 1364 - 23 of Muharram 1406 - 9 October 1985

[Issue No.:] 17709

[Page:] 4

 

The financial deputy of the Islamic Revolutionary Prosecutor’s Office of Tehran:

I will not allow the conspirators, by accumulating wealth and getting back their illegitimate riches, to harm the Islamic values…

The financial deputy of the Islamic Revolutionary Prosecutor’s Office of Tehran praised the Revolutionary Prosecutor’s Office, located at Shahid Quddussi intersection, and said, “One example of the praiseworthy acts of this court is the arrest of six bands of carpet smugglers to the United Arab Emirates, where the discovered carpets have been appraised at three hundred million rials.

The discovery of 35 kilograms of gold and silver [buried] under the ground, [and] belonging to one of the workers of Hojabr Yazdani, is another example of this. 

He stated that, in examining the file of the Taghuties, if cases such as, meddling with individuals to influence their opinion by means of contacting them, writing to them, calling them by telephone or in-person contacts are detected, the case will be handled with harsher measures. So the opportunists must not try to change their identity or acquit themselves by taking advantage of the good reputation of the believers, because the court would take stricter measures by observing such actions...