According to the RAHANA reporter, security officials raided his workplace and transferred him to the Semnan Intelligence Ministry after searching the place.
His arrest comes after the temporary release if Rofia Bidaghi, another Baha’i citizen. Fanaian served a 6 month prison sentence last year but he was detained once again for unknown reasons.
Currently, 3 female Baha’i citizens and 3 male citizens are in prison. Siamak Ighani, Behnam Motoarefi and Adel Fanaian are in Semnan Prison. Sahba Rezvani, Manijeh Monzavian and Sousan Tabayanian have been transferred to the Evin prison in order to serve their sentence. A number of other Semnan Baha’i citizens are awaiting their sentence. They have been charged with anti-regime propaganda through Baha’i propaganda.