A young Iranian woman, Mahsa Amini, died recently and as a result, protests erupted across the country. One of the first efforts to stop the protests involved abolishing the vice police and others followed.
Iran’s top prosecutor has announced that the Vice Police in Iran have been abolished. This announcement came from a local Iranian news agency and AFP, an international news source.
The Prosecutor General stated that she had not been previously engaged in judicial proceedings.
The latest unrest in Iran has left over 200 people dead, while public and private organizations have experienced over $200 million in damages.
It was recently reported that Iran is experiencing a mass panic after food prices have grown, on average, three times. Thus, residents of several cities were outraged by the high cost of vegetables, dairy products, bread, and other key items and decided to bring their frustration to the streets in protest.