Iran has disbanded its Morlite police after more than two months of protests following the arrest of Mahsa Amini.
Iran has been rocked by women-led protests dubbed "riots" by authorities since the death of a 22-year-old Iranian girl of Kurdish origin on September 16, three days after her arrest by morality police in Tehran.
Protesters have burned their mandatory hijabs and chanted anti-government slogans, and many women, especially in parts of Tehran, have refrained from wearing the hijab.
"The morality police has nothing to do with the judiciary and has been abolished," Attorney General Mohamed Jaafar Montezari said during a press conference.
The move represents a rare concession to the protest movement, and officials have also acknowledged the demoralizing effect of the economic crisis triggered by US sanctions.
Sayyid Nejamoldin Mousavi, a spokesman for the Parliament Presidium Council, cited "livelihood and the economy."
The best way to deal with riots is to pay attention to the genuine demands of the people.