Wednesday 13 Mordad 1389 [4 Aug 2010] at 2:45 PM
HRANA News – Behnam Mote’arefi, a Baha’i of Semnan, was arrested and taken to Semnan prison to serve his prison term.
As reported by HRANA reporters, he was detained last year, was found guilty, and was then sentenced to 18 months of punitive imprisonment, on the charges of propaganda against the regime and membership in the Baha’i administration.
In this connection, recently the Review Court of Semnan confirmed the initial order.
Mr Mote’arefi was arrested on 27 Ordibehesht of last year [17 May 2009], after his house was searched by Information Ministry officers; he had been freed on bail on 30 Ordibehesht 1388 [20 May 2009].
Translation by Iran Press Watch