Police attacked Tehran University dormitory upon rector's consent: Iranian MP
Police attacked hostel of the Tehran University upon rector Farhad Rahbar's consent, Mehr reported member of Iranian parliament's presidium Mehsin Kyuhkan as saying.
"Under law, police can enter the university only after head of the university gives consent. In this connection, rector of the Tehran University Farhad Rahbar said he permitted police to enter the hostel," Kyuhkan said.
Rector of the Tehran University rejected Kyuhkan's words and said he did not allow to do so.
"I did not give a consent to police enter the hostel and I reject the statement by the member of parliament," he said.
Rahbar said he learned about the incident only after police attacked the dormitory.
On June 15, Iranian police attacked the Tehran University dormitory and used physical violence against students. After beating students with clubs and chains police had some of them. Dormitory building had suffered substantial material damage. Thousands of supporters of presidential candidates Mir-Hossein Mousavi and Mehdi Karroubi conducted a series of protest actions in protest against the results of presidential elections held on June 12.