Police arrested about 150 demonstrators with help of the outside sources, the Fars news agency reported.
The Iranian police reported that it arrested over 150 people accused of taking part in clashes on Ashura Day with the help of people. The agency reported that the police arrested demonstrators after issuing the photographs of 150 people accused of involvement in the clashes. Presently, police investigates the cases on the arrested.
The Iranian police issued photographs of 65 persons accused of involvement in the events on Ashura Day, the official website of the Etimad-e Milli Party reported earlier. The police asked for help from people in search of the demonstrators. The Iranian police accused these persons in violation of security and rule of law, insulting Islamic slogans and religious values.
Jan.19, the Iranian police reported that it arrested over 40 people accused of taking part in clashes on Ashura Day with the help of people.
According to the source, police seized news video and photo materials from the arrested. The police will continue search of people involved in clashes on Ashura Day.
Opposition supporters and police clashed on Ashura Day Dec. 27 in Tehran.
According to international news agencies, the riots resulted in the deaths of 15 people. Police arrested 550 people. According to the official information, the clashes killed eight people, including one woman, and 300 people arrested. The relevant agencies publicized their names.