Since the Islamic Revolution of 1979, all women are required by law to wear a veil that covers their heads and necks and hides their hair.
“The manager of a bank in Qom province, who provided banking services to an unveiled woman on Thursday, was removed from his post by order of the governor,” Deputy Governor Ahmad Hajizadeh was quoted as saying by the Mehr news agency. .
The layoff comes amid a nationwide protest movement since the death, on September 16, of a 22-year-old Iranian Kurdish girl arrested three days earlier in Tehran by the morality police, who accused her of violating the Islamic Republic’s strict dress code.
The entrance Iran bank manager fired for serving an unveiled woman was first published on newspaper TODAY.