un-Islamic attire. Iran Focus
Tehran, Oct. 25 - At least 150 people have been arrested over the past two days in the southern city of Shiraz in the latest crackdown by agents of the State Security Forces (SSF), local residents reported.
Eyewitnesses said that dozens of people, mostly youth, were arrested on the streets for their un-Islamic attire. A large number of people were reportedly arrested for acting as a nuisance.
A young man was arrested for eating in public in the Islamic holy month of Ramadan according to friends accompanying him.
Colonel Tabatabi of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corps. (IRGS), the deputy commander of the regimes security forces in the province of Fars separately stated: In the past 48 hours SSF agents were able to arrest 99 drug addicts and 33 trouble-makers, as well as confiscate 89 motorcycles and 52 motor vehicles.
23 women were also arrested for not properly wearing their hejab (Islamic veil), he added.
He also charged that four of the detained were found to be carrying a gun along with seven magazines and are presently suspected of attempting to instigate armed rebellion against the regime.