Iran arrests 4 over assault linked to high school poisonings

TEHRAN: Iranian authorities arrested 4 individuals Thursday in reference to an assault on a girl outdoors a women’ college focused in a wave of poisoning assaults, a information company stated.

A whole lot of instances of respiratory misery have been reported up to now three months amongst schoolgirls in what one authorities official stated may very well be an try and drive the closure of women’ faculties within the Islamic republic.

Within the aftermath of one of many newest assaults, a video that went viral on social media appeared to indicate a person assaulting a girl outdoors the Aban 13 Faculty in Tehran. The footage was verified by AFP.

“4 individuals have been arrested over the incident by which a girl was overwhelmed in entrance of the Aban 13 Faculty,” Tasnim information company reported.

Tehran’s police drive in a press release distanced itself from the case, saying “members of the police had no function, both immediately or not directly within the incident”.

Army prosecutors in Tehran stated in a separate assertion that they’d opened an investigation into the assault on the girl.

“All of the personnel of the armed forces are obliged to adjust to the legal guidelines, sharia guidelines and ethical limits in coping with residents… and any violation on this regard shall be handled legally,” the assertion stated.

Iran’s Inside Minister Ahmad Vahidi additionally known as on Tehran’s police drive to look into any inappropriate remedy of the girl who was seen being attacked within the video.”