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Border Guard Commander: Iran to begin using female guards to search women at official points

Friday, 8 June 2012

Brigadier General Hussein Zolfaqari, Commander of the Iranian Border Guards, said that the tightening of control on unofficial routes may force smugglers to try new methods, such as concealing contraband within the body while traveling official routes. He said that responding to this change requires the use of female guards to search women at official checkpoints. Zolfaqari added that women are not currently used as illegal drug couriers, but this could happen in the future.

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  • Published: 200 days ago on Friday, 8 June 2012
  • By: Iran Daily Brief
  • Last Modified: June 8, 2012 @ 10:52 am
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