Iranian president’s brother arrested on financial issues

Sun 16 July 2017 | 16:45 GMT

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani’s brother Hossein Fereydoun was arrested last night, Iranian Judiciary spokesman, Gholam-Hossein Mohseni-Eje'i, said July 16, Trend reports citing the state-run IRINN TV.


Mohseni-Eje'I said that the younger brother of Hassan Rouhani has been detained due to accusation related to financial issues.‎

The judicary official further said that Fereydoun can be released on bail, the judicial procedure in case of the issue would continue.