The Mujahedeen e-Khalq terrorist group has claimed responsibility for the assassination of head of the political-ideological Division in Shahreza’s Gendarmerie in 1983.
According to Habilian Association database (Specialized Center of Research on the MKO's Crimes), the MKO terrorist group has made the confession in No. 148 of the Journal of Mujahid, the group’s main press organ during early years of the 80s.
According to this news that the MKO’s publication has referred to it as a document for its bravely operations, on February 5, 1983, an operational unit of MKO after a reconnaissance mission, assassinates Hojatoleslam Azimi, the then head of the political-ideological Division in Shahreza’s Gendarmerie and his bodyguard in a “calculated Invasion”. The news states that during the attack, Hojatoleslam Azimi and his bodyguard wounded seriously.