Iranian morality police patrols are back in action months after protests to impose tighter headscarf laws.

Iran has resumed morality police’ patrols in an effort to step up enforcement of the nation’s mandatory hijab laws, months after the widespread arrests made in response to the Anti-Hijab protests.

Ten months after widespread protests over a woman’s death while in their custody sparked the “morality police” to return to the streets, Iranian authorities have announced a fresh drive to force women to wear the Islamic headscarf.

After the killing of Mahsa Amini, 22, in September of last year, the morality police mostly withdrew as the government fought to control widespread demonstrations demanding the fall of the theocracy that has controlled Iran for more than four decades.

After a harsh response in which more than 500 protestors were killed and almost 20,000 were jailed, the demonstrations earlier this year mainly subsided. However, many women still disobeyed the clothing rule, particularly in Tehran, the capital, and other cities.

The “morality police” stopped frequently patrolling the streets after the protests, and there were even some rumors in December—later denied—that they had been abolished.

A police spokeswoman, Gen. Saeed Montazerolmahdi, stated on Sunday that the “morality police” would once again alert and detain women who are not wearing hijabs in public. In Tehran, it was common to see “morality police” men and women driving marked vans around the city’s streets.

Mohammed Sadeghi, a young and little-known actor, was apprehended by police late on Saturday after what appears to have been a live broadcast of the raid on social media. He had previously responded with a video to another viral video that showed a woman being held by the “morality police.” You better believe I might murder someone if I saw such a scenario, he said.

This Monday, a judge ordered counseling to treat the actress Azadeh Samadi’s “anti-social personality sickness,” along with a six-month ban on using social media and her cellphone.

This happened after she attended a theater director’s funeral in May without wearing a headscarf.

Samadi joined a series of actresses who have recently been cited or given punishments for removing their headscarves in public or on social media.

The administration and parliament have been working on legislation to tighten restrictions on the hijab, but conservative opponents have criticized the proposal as being too lax, according to Al Jazeera.

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