According to Television Washington online site, on Tuesday, August 4, 2009, agents of the Ministry of Intelligence in the town of Sari, in northern Iran, arrested Mrs. Vesal Yusufi, a 38-year old resident of the village of Mahforuzak, in the vicinity of Sari, along with her 18-year old son, Payam Yusufi. Agents produced no court order or warrant for this arrest, and used extremely offensive language and abusive behavior in the course of this conduct.
The two Baha’is were taken to an unknown destination.
Mrs. Yusufi’s sister has stated that the agents searched their home and confiscated religious books and pictures, and also personal items.
According to Television Washington site, there is no news of this mother and son after their arrest and their whereabouts remains unknown.
[Posted on Saturday, August 8, 2009, at Television Washington. Translation by Iran Press Watch.]