Tehran (IP) - The Attorney General of Tehran says 46 of those who were arrested during the recent unrest in the country were released on the order of the Judiciary Chief.

Iran PressIran News: Ali Salehi said on Sunday that after the order, those cases enjoyed the practice of legal leniency were examined, and 46 of the saboteurs detained during the recent unrest were released.

Unrest and brawls were instigated under the pretext of Mahsa Amini, 22, who died due to a sudden heart attack in a police center in Tehran on Tuesday, September 13, after being taken there for violation of dress codes along with some other women.

The Judiciary Chief issued the order following the victory of Iran's Football Team over Wales.

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"Utmost assistance should be provided to those prisoners who have the conditions to benefit from legal leniencies, and prepare the grounds for their release and return to the warm arms of their families as soon as possible," the order read.

The order also noted that those who committed crimes in recent unrest and killed and injured the people and security forces, set fire to people's property, and burned the Quran, cannot be forgiven.

In the recent unrest, the foreign-baked media, along with the US politicians and some European leaders, spared no effort to exploit the pretext in support of the rioters in the name of the Iranians, while millions of people in Iran have so far come out in different occasions to condemn the rioters, and support the Islamic Republic.


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