After the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini, who was detained by the morality police on September 13 in Tehran, the capital of Iran, on the grounds that she did not comply with the headscarf rules, on September 16, the protests against the “morality police” and the “mandatory headscarf” practice continue.
According to the news on Iranian state television, it was announced that 41 people, including police officers and members of the Besic militia of the Revolutionary Guards, lost their lives in protests across the country.
In the continuation of the news, it was emphasized that an official statement will be made by the Iranian authorities regarding the death toll across the country.
Mahsa Amini, who was taken to hospital after being detained by the Irshad patrols, known as the morality police, on September 13 in Tehran, died on September 16.
In a statement regarding Mahsa Amini’s death, the Tehran Police Department stated that Amini was detained because of an unsuitable headscarf, and then she fainted at the police station without any physical contact.
Source: TRT Haber