Ruknuddin Mokhtari, Torturer of the Artist

Rokneddin Mokhtari (1887–1970) was a musician and violinist.Mokhtari was born in Kermanshah. As well as being a musician, he was also the head of police department in Reza Shah era. For several years, he held stately positions and after the fleeing of Colonel Ayrom to Europe, from 1935 to 1941 he was appointed as the head of the police headquarters of Reza Shah. For a short period of time he studied kamancheh with Hossein Esma`ilzadeh and befriended with Darvish Khan. He had an exceptional gift for composing pishdaramads.