: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Iran judge accused of corruption, human rights violations arrested in Romania

Gholamreza Mansouri, an Iranian judge accused of corruption in Iran and of human rights violations by activists, has been arrested in Romania by the Interpol, Iran confirmed on Saturday. Mansouri cannot yet be extradited back to Iran due to coronavirus restrictions, the semi-official Tasnim news agency reported judiciary spokesman Gholamhossein Esmaili as saying. Mansouri had reportedly fled Iran after being accused of taking 500,000 euros in bribes.Mansouri had denied he is on the run in a video recently shared on social media, saying he is abroad to receive medical treatment, and that he will be returning to Iran soon. The …read more

Source:: Al Arabiya


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