Iran accused 26 people in the bloody massacre of Zahedan
26 people were accused for the brutal events of Bloody Friday in Zahedan, which led to the death of 90 civilians.
Ahmadreza Pourkhaqan, the head of the judicial organization of the armed forces, who visited this unstable city in Sistan and Baluchistan province, claimed on Thursday that he was going to help the victims on the order of the supreme leader of the revolution.
Bloody Friday suppression of protesters in the capital of Sistan and Baluchistan province in September led to the death of more than 90 people, including women and children, in protest against the killing of Mahsa Amini and the rape of a 15-year-old Baloch girl by security forces. Police commander of Chabahar, more than 300 people were seriously injured.
11 of the defendants in this case have been accused of shooting resulting in murder and wounding, and the remaining 15 are accused of abuse of position, illegal shooting, etc. Pourkhaghan added.
Akhundi said: If someone has committed a crime, we will deal with him decisively and we will not allow people’s rights to be violated.
In early March, an Iranian lawmaker called for justice for the victims of Bloody Friday. Moinuddin Saeedi, representative of Chabahar city, warned President Ebrahim Raisi that this matter should be handled with “special attention”.
So far, the government has not managed to conduct a transparent investigation or blame any of the security officials for the murders.