Iranian security forces have arrested an MKO ringleader and disbanded his cell in the northern city of Qazvin, a provincial judiciary official announced on Monday.
“An individual, affiliated with an anti-revolutionary party and active in anti-Islamic Republic propaganda, was arrested,” Seyfollah Maleki, Interrogator of Qazvin’s public and revolutionary court, told reporters.
Identifying the inmate as “A.J”, Maleki announced that the detainee who is a physician had arranged meetings to propagate against the Islamic Republic for the benefit of the anti-Iran terrorist group, the Mojahedin-e-Khalq Organization (MKO).
The detainee has also been charged with procuring and distributing statements to encourage and provoke people into illegal gatherings and rallies.
Insulting Iran’s leadership as well as the countries authorities and high-ranking clerics are among other charges filed against the 38-year old arrestee.
Maleki also announced that the security forces have arrested 20 individuals in connection with the case, adding that all the inmates have admitted to their crimes.