Iraian Police close 547 resaturants

9th June 2019


Iranian police have shut 547 restaurants and cafes in Tehran for not observing “Islamic principles”, over the past 10 days.


Hossein Rahimi,  the capital’s police chief said: “The owners of restaurants and cafes in which Islamic principles were not observed were confronted, and during this operation 547 businesses were closed and 11 offenders arrested. Observing Islamic principles is one of the police’s main missions and responsibilities.”


The infractions included “unconventional advertising in cyberspace, playing illegal music and debauchery.”