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makeup artists, 58 models, 51 fashion salon managers and designers, and two active institutions, according to a statement from the special court.
“We found out that about 20 per cent of the (Iranian) Instagram feed is run by the modelling circle,” Javad Babaei said on state television late Sunday.
They have been “making and spreading immoral and unIslamic culture and promiscuity”, he said.
Babaei said it was the judiciary’s duty to “confront those who committed these crimes in an organised manner.”
In addition to the eight arrests, criminal cases have been opened against 21 other people, he said.
The sting operation has homed in on a database of over 300 popular Iranian Instagram accounts and connected accounts, Babaei said.—AFP