Iran: President Rohani’s brother arrested for “financial” crimes

Ⓒ AFP/Archives – Atta KENARE – | Hossein Fereydoun, brother and special adviser to Iranian President Hassan Rohani, on April 3, 2015 in Tehran

The brother and special adviser of Iranian President Hassan Rohani has been arrested for “financial” offenses, Justice spokesman Gholamhossein Mohseni-Ejeie said on Sunday.

Hossein Fereydoun has been interrogated on several occasions, as well as persons related to him. A surety has been fixed but since he could not pay it, he was transferred to the prison, “said Mohseni-Ejeie , At a press conference. The charges against the brother of the president concern “financial” crimes, the spokesman said.

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