Bahram Afzali, who was the Commander of the Islamic Republic Navy

From the end of 1361 to the beginning of 1362, the Tudeh Party of Iran, as the only remaining political party in the country, was accused by the authorities of attempting a “coup” and then of “espionage for the benefit of the Soviet Union”, During two raids, members of the leadership and many cadres of the Tudeh Party were arrested and interrogated on the charge of “coup”.