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  Shvat 25, 5773 , 05/02/13

Iran Arrests Former Tehran General Prosecutor

Saeed Mortazavi, the former general prosecutor in Tehran, was arrested by Iranian authorities late Monday, according to the official Fars news agency. No reason was given.

In 2010, a parliamentary board of inquiry held Mortazavi responsible for the death, by torture of three demonstrators.

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