When Ayatollah Taleqani found out that his child has been arrested, he stayed
away from sight for several days to protest.
(Afterwards) when he went to Imam, Imam said to him: “Your son is one of the
deviators connected with the leftist groups, and you should not become so upset
that he has been arrested.” He then added: “By Allah, if Ahmad gets
involved in the slightest deviation and his verdict is death, I will personally
* Notes: Paa be Paaye Aaftaab, Vol
1, Pg. 253