Photos of Nojeh Coup Court

The plan was organised by Colonel Muhammad Baqir Bani-Amiri, a retired Gendermerie officer, with the Shah’s last Prime Minister, Shapour Bakhtiar, contributing financial support and providing his contacts and authority. Bakhtiar’s liaison with the conspirators in homeland was the businessman Manucher Ghorbanifar, who headed the logistics branch of the Niqab network which organised the civilian part of the plot.