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Tehran police in new dress code crackdown

Al-Arabiya – Apr 28, 2012

Tehran’s police chief, Hossein Sajedinia, said the crackdown on women dressing indecently was “asked for by the people,” the Fars news agency reported. (File Photo)/ Police in Tehran are conducting a new crackdown on women wearing mandatory headscarves improperly or in “vulgar” dress, the city’s police chief said, according to media reports on Saturday. Such operations, which see police screening foot and vehicle traffic at major junctions and shopping centers, are conducted fairly often in Iran. The latest one was ordered days ahead of the ...

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