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Iranian police annihilated 10,000 alcoholic drinks bottles/cans and 30,000 unpermitted movie CDs in Karaj city 30 km west of Tehran capital city fllowing of a morality crackdown mission in two cities. The alcocolic drinks selling is forbiden in Iran cause of islamic rulls and known as smuggle, but there is huge request frome people in black market. These drinks and CDs discovered by police during two months ago, police said its worthy about $500,000. Every year tens of thousands liter of alcohol drinks and CDs being destroyed by Iranian police which were confiscated.
Iran’s alcohol market is huge. Iran is a country that more than half of the population is under the age of 35.
After Iranian revolution in 1979 which Islamic hard liner could crack downed political parties and take power, ordered to forbiden drinking alcohol. Drinking alcohol could be sentence to 80 lashes. Those that had 3 time lashes, could be sentence to execution.
Buying alcohol in Tehran capital city, some say, is as easy as buying pizza. In big cities, in less than half an hour you can find an alcohol dealer
Iranian police reportedly discover 5.3 million gallons of alcohol each year. Most alcohol, however, is never confiscated. Recently, the head of Iran’s Drug Control Headquarters estimated that roughly $730 million worth of alcohol is shipped into the country each year, but that only $200 million is discovered.
- Javad Montazeri
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