HRANA – Religious Minority Rights: On Wednesday, the 18th of Azar of the current year [9 Dec. 2009], a son of a Baha’i in Mashhad was arrested with the purpose of exerting pressure on [the Baha’i father].
According to the Baha’i Committee of Human Rights Activists in Iran, on the morning of Wednesday, the 18th of Azar [9 Dec. 2009], the son of a Baha’i [father] named “Ghanvati” was arrested by security agents and taken to an unknown location.
His family has not been able to obtain any news on his condition. [The Baha’i father’s] wife and children, including the son who was arrested, are Muslims. It is suspected that the arrest of the son is for the purpose of exerting pressure on the father, who is a Baha’i.
1. Mashhad: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mashhad
[Source(s): HRNA, http://www.hra-news.org/news/10767.aspx]