Vice Squad Iran will punish unmarried couples who hold hands in public, kissing in public places and to show people other signs of affection, the Israeli Yedioth Ahronoth reports citing the Iranian FARS news agency .
"If someone walks down the street and commits an offense, we'll do it" - said in this connection, the head of the vice squad Ahmad Ruzbani.
The laws of the Islamic Republic forbids women to appear in public with a man who is not a member of her family.
However, many Iranians do not comply with regulations and meet with their younger counterparts in places of public recreation, including parks.
Many while holding hands. Wide dissemination of this "phenomenon" is worrying the authorities.
In addition to the unmarried, morality police also asked the couples, encouraging them to a more modest behavior in humans. "They should behave with dignity, without attracting attention," - noted in the police.
According to Yedioth Ahronoth, in October, a 27-year-old medical student Zuhara Bani committed suicide after she was arrested in a park together in boyfriend. She was accused of a crime against morality and arrested. After 48 hours, she hanged herself temporary detention cell.