Akbar Goudarzi, founder of Forqan group

Forqan Group was an opposition militant group with clandestine cell system adhering to a Shia anti-clerical Islamist ideology.Forqan assassinated some senior officials, including Gen. Valiollah Qarani, Morteza Motahari, Mohammad Mofatteh and Mohammad Ali Qazi Tabatabaei but it was soon terminated following arrest and execution of its key members in 1980.