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Ministry of the Interior

National Police Force


[Date:] 10 Aban 1331 [1 November 1952]

[Number:] 38799/1


Ministry of the Interior,


Pursuant to letter number 2138/N/9575/M of 21 Mehr 1331 [13 October 1952] concerning the matter of the Police Force of Kerman and in which you requested an explanation, we provide a response by way of reporting that after the riot of 17 Mehr [1331] [9 October 1952] the Commander of the Police Force of Kerman personally went to Rafsanjan to investigate the matter and establish order [in that city].  During investigating of the situation, the Commander Police Force of Rafsanjan excused [himself by stating that] at the time of the riot he and his personnel have been among the crowd trying to keep order and thus he had forgotten to inform the Governorate.  Under these circumstances and owing to the demonstrable inadequacy of the mentioned officer [to deal with the situation], an order was issued to replace him with Captain Nasrollah Ebrahimi, who has already been transferred to Rafsanjan.


On behalf of the National Police Force,

Raf‘at [Signature]


[Handwritten Note 1:] To be sent to the Safety & Security Department. 10 Aban [1331][1 November 1952]

[Handwritten Note 2:] Antecedents, 13 Aban [1331] [3 November 1952]

[Handwritten Note 3:] Number 2520/MN, 13 Aban 1331 [3 November 1952]

[Handwritten Note 4:] Office of the Police Force

[Stamp:] Registered at the Confidential Bureau of the Ministry of the Interior, number: 10702, date: 11 Aban 1331 [2 November 1952]